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348 May (A892 WE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000348
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07035155027542511 3.5083e-08  
a 2.96800733982828 1.1269e-08 au
q 2.75920342224252 1.0388e-07 au
i 9.75888103253226 3.9282e-06 deg
node 89.91384303583089 2.2076e-05 deg
peri 13.97614735886241 3.4919e-05 deg
M 213.7743750922705 2.6787e-05 deg
tp 2459359.107038850369
(2021-May-24.60703885)
0.00013937 TDB
period 1867.651679782268
5.11
1.0636e-05
2.912e-08
d
yr
n .1927554285936064 1.0977e-09 deg/d
Q 3.17681125741404 1.2061e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2843  
   data-arc span      46285 days (126.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1892-11-29  
   last obs. used      2019-08-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45091  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:07:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77728 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.96923 au 
 T_jup = 3.238 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.4   n/a MPO431494  
diameter diameter 82.82 km 2.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
rotation period rot_per 7.3812 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2002) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Sauppe, J.; Torno, S.; Lemke-Oliver, R.; Ditteon, R. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 119-122.]
[Stephens, R.D. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 102-103.]
[Fauerbach, M.; Marks, S.A.; Lucas, M.P. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 44-46.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0448   0.002 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
SMASSII spectral type spec_B X   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)

348 May (A892 WE)          Discovered 1892-Nov-28 by Charlois, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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