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330 Adalberta (A910 CB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000330
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .253295140213208 3.425e-08  
a 2.467536241676484 8.0111e-09 au
q 1.842521303359866 8.6458e-08 au
i 6.757106318276705 3.8705e-06 deg
node 137.130655582841 3.0436e-05 deg
peri 259.158792789543 3.1323e-05 deg
M 127.3669082037815 8.1173e-06 deg
tp 2458099.603678023830
(2017-Dec-12.10367802)
3.118e-05 TDB
period 1415.773362598337
3.88
6.8947e-06
1.888e-08
d
yr
n .2542779865128273 1.2383e-09 deg/d
Q 3.092551179993101 1.004e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2523  
   data-arc span      39907 days (109.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1910-02-02  
   last obs. used      2019-05-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44695  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:06:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .862972 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37092 au 
 T_jup = 3.432 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO337243  
diameter diameter 9.111 km 0.303 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.5553 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Alvarez, E.M.; Pilcher, F. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 23-24.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.256   0.045 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

330 Adalberta (A910 CB)          Discovered 1910-Feb-02 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
This planet was alleged to have been discovered 1892 Mar. 18 by M. Wolf at Heidelberg with the provisional designation 1892 X. Only one more position Mar. 20 was obtained, and from the resulting circular elements this object was never observed again. In 1982 R. M. West, C. Madsen, and L. D. Schmadel showed that these observations refer to galactic stars, and that 1892 X does not exist. Later in that year the designation 330 Adalberta was assigned to planet A910 CB, which had earlier been incorrectly identified with 783 Nora, and now newly numbered.
Note: "planet" implies "minor planet"
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 A910 CB = 1937 AD = 1951 SW = 1974 OQ = 1978 PS1 = 1978 QJ3 = 1980 EE 
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