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33 Polyhymnia
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000033
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3313462948753137 4.1501e-08  
a 2.873455529997662 7.8271e-09 au
q 1.921346686643956 1.1847e-07 au
i 1.852843674788687 4.6195e-06 deg
node 8.46636546231943 0.00013063 deg
peri 338.3718432591631 0.00013074 deg
M 342.0155785324478 7.8694e-06 deg
tp 2458689.378991556215
(2019-Jul-24.87899156)
3.9052e-05 TDB
period 1779.11961293645
4.87
7.2693e-06
1.99e-08
d
yr
n .2023472718654466 8.2677e-10 deg/d
Q 3.825564373351368 1.0421e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2832  
   data-arc span      59639 days (163.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1856-01-25  
   last obs. used      2019-05-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48678  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:01:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .913808 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.60077 au 
 T_jup = 3.212 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.55   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257)  
magnitude slope G 0.33   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257) Fit
diameter diameter 52.929 km 2.304 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 18.608 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Zappala, V.; Scaltriti, F.; Lagerkvist, C.-I.; Rickman, H.; Harris, A.W. (1982) Icarus 52, 196-201.]
[Pilcher, F. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 25-27.]
[Pilcher, F. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 130-131.]
[Behrend, R. (2012) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Ferrero, A. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 138-139.]
[Pilcher, F. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 356-359.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.240   0.032 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.848   0.034 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=3.07, mean=8.93, max.=15.71) deg.
U-B UB 0.438   0.056 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=3.07, mean=8.93, max.=15.71) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sq   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)

33 Polyhymnia          Discovered 1854-Oct-28 by Chacornac, J. at Paris
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1938 FE = 1953 AK = 1957 YL = 1963 DG = 1976 YT7 = A887 HA 
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