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372 Palma (A893 QB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000372
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 91 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2560269107668646 3.4432e-08  
a 3.157804665304851 7.6362e-09 au
q 2.349321692041657 1.0857e-07 au
i 23.83590222793606 4.8e-06 deg
node 327.2820009247536 1.0158e-05 deg
peri 115.5069542300223 1.42e-05 deg
M 232.3807269580664 9.1559e-06 deg
tp 2460123.091119512576
(2023-Jun-27.59111951)
5.4015e-05 TDB
period 2049.63401522103
5.61
7.4347e-06
2.036e-08
d
yr
n .1756411131580376 6.3711e-10 deg/d
Q 3.966287638568044 9.5913e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2698  
   data-arc span      46692 days (127.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1893-08-22  
   last obs. used      2021-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42857  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 10:57:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.46181 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.57196 au 
 T_jup = 3.025 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.46   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 173.642 km 2.840 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.567 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Zappala, V.; Scaltriti, F.; Di Martino, M. (1983) Icarus 56, 325-344.]
[Piironen, J.; Lagerkvist, C.-I.; Erikson, A.; Oja, T.; et al. (1998) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 128, 525-540.]
[Torppa, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Michalowski, T.; Kwiatkowski, T.; et al. (2003) Icarus 164, 346-383.]
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2011) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Herald, D.; Dunham, D.; et al. (2011) Icarus 214, 652-670.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 530, A134.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
[Behrend, R. (2018) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Colazo, M.; Fornari, C.; Santucho, M.; Mottino, A.; et al. (2020) Minor Planet Bull. 47, 188-191.]
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.059   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
Tholen spectral type spec_T BFC   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a medium resolution spectrum published by Chapman and Gaffey (1979)
SMASSII spectral type spec_B B   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)

372 Palma (A893 QB)          Discovered 1893-Aug-19 by Charlois, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A893 QB = 1940 CN = 1949 SP1 
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