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312 Pierretta (A891 QA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000312
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 49 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1598175352621368 3.4802e-08  
a 2.78227275714352 9.0834e-09 au
q 2.337616782669853 9.8635e-08 au
i 9.029343813121592 4.0663e-06 deg
node 6.254765703944987 2.5194e-05 deg
peri 262.7641324389967 2.8374e-05 deg
M 339.6931923580815 1.3641e-05 deg
tp 2459096.117445297427
(2020-Sep-03.61744530)
6.4277e-05 TDB
period 1695.110374513881
4.64
8.3012e-06
2.273e-08
d
yr
n .2123755511219969 1.04e-09 deg/d
Q 3.226928731617186 1.0535e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2894  
   data-arc span      47166 days (129.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1891-08-29  
   last obs. used      2020-10-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41757  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:31:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34329 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.95843 au 
 T_jup = 3.296 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.8   n/a MPO473765 IRAS observations used: 27
diameter diameter 46.191 km 0.411 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 10.282 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Mohamed, R.A.; Chiorny, V.G.; Dovgopol, A.N.; Shevchenko, V.G. (1994) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 108, 69-72.]
[Behrend, R. (2004) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Warner, B.D.; Fauerbach, M.; et al. (2009) Astron. Astrophys. 493, 291-297.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 530, A134.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.230   0.051 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.843   0.076 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=9.52, mean=9.64, max.=9.76) deg.
U-B UB 0.429   0.035 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=9.52, mean=9.64, max.=9.76) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sk   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

312 Pierretta (A891 QA)          Discovered 1891-Aug-28 by Charlois, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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