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407 Arachne (A895 TB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000407
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06971680809784718 3.2557e-08  
a 2.625111930556087 7.0932e-09 au
q 2.442097505858139 8.6714e-08 au
i 7.521033778383332 4.302e-06 deg
node 294.5832309923384 2.5088e-05 deg
peri 82.51333306888384 4.0815e-05 deg
M 26.36903282655823 3.1518e-05 deg
tp 2458486.707964631721
(2019-Jan-03.20796463)
0.00013597 TDB
period 1553.531864518038
4.25
6.2966e-06
1.724e-08
d
yr
n .2317300392880483 9.3922e-10 deg/d
Q 2.808126355254035 7.5877e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2748  
   data-arc span      43885 days (120.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1899-09-05  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46193  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 01:53:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.45597 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54163 au 
 T_jup = 3.387 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.88   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 27
diameter diameter 95.07 km 5.4 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 27
rotation period rot_per 22.627 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Aznar Macias, A.; Carreno Garcerain, A.; Arce Masego, E.; Brines Rodriques, P.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 257-263.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0548   0.007 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 27
B-V BV 0.698   0.033 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=11.61, mean=14.85, max.=17.86) deg.
U-B UB 0.376   0.019 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=11.61, mean=14.85, max.=17.86) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices

407 Arachne (A895 TB)          Discovered 1895-Oct-13 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A895 TB = 1950 UG 
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