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408 Fama (A895 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000408
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1446341970905675 4.3027e-08  
a 3.165005041784916 1.4488e-08 au
q 2.707237078778757 1.3928e-07 au
i 9.086021165991166 4.7328e-06 deg
node 297.1371696237651 3.1447e-05 deg
peri 108.6403928791624 3.549e-05 deg
M 323.8977982250985 1.5982e-05 deg
tp 2458806.748702219884
(2019-Nov-19.24870222)
9.1418e-05 TDB
period 2056.648324722868
5.63
1.4121e-05
3.866e-08
d
yr
n .1750420797140949 1.2019e-09 deg/d
Q 3.622773004791075 1.6583e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2573  
   data-arc span      41350 days (113.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1906-09-12  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41377  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:06:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73404 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.82026 au 
 T_jup = 3.168 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.3   n/a MPO421629  
diameter diameter 35.620 km 0.259 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 202.1 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 21-22.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.221   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

408 Fama (A895 TC)          Discovered 1895-Oct-13 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1973-Jan-23 06:58 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.92930478368718 1.92930427453448 1.92930529283988 4.09661153189369 3.98800278492931 2441705.790038320 0.91456388648461 75.9658592086057 22.4464301040578 88.2440725658476 3117793.00974735 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-03 20:07:13 2019-Dec-03 20:07
1983-Oct-19 06:09 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.88943733420127 1.88943685557857 1.88943781282407 3.16088677609471 3.01572846402109 2445626.756585154 0.707785634103184 71.7344448616698 17.1537588144102 79.8239451643655 2732594.17194114 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-03 20:07:13 2019-Dec-03 20:07
1994-Jun-23 03:50 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.97407799361738 1.97407742532632 1.97407856190845 2.25766404761908 2.05885939705966 2449526.659856063 0.523804751191332 53.0390930654666 21.4641722869155 69.4972847306449 2541400.59443098 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-03 20:07:13 2019-Dec-03 20:07
2080-Apr-15 01:59 00:01 Jupiter 1.96952717204757 1.96952659411552 1.96952774997963 4.30928221369697 4.20829958754922 2480869.582422719 1.23697741484855 78.8178894162265 25.8007633405163 86.5109038182508 2974541.57161749 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-03 20:07:13 2019-Dec-03 20:07
2091-Jan-11 06:08 00:01 Jupiter 1.86021858325755 1.86021813319922 1.86021903331576 3.52661367110213 3.39504552347665 2484792.755833737 1.45303173946243 106.54854603716 17.912737131422 86.0044305837726 2875776.96845093 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-03 20:07:13 2019-Dec-03 20:07
2101-Sep-30 16:20 00:02 Jupiter 1.91829102462871 1.91829042270894 1.91829162654923 2.6173645467168 2.44284588320266 2488707.180713735 1.7986777206166 100.689393108991 18.859471248104 69.5406498112051 2346900.02138416 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-03 20:07:13 2019-Dec-03 20:07
2198-Apr-06 07:37 00:04 Jupiter 1.86196580868421 1.86196511228647 1.86196650508408 3.79930305572606 3.6776199344095 2523958.817106612 3.52623419355457 165.328319065974 23.1330823581811 -84.8193481813335 2805795.24802631 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-03 20:07:13 2019-Dec-03 20:07

Alternate Designations
 A895 TC = 1940 TG = A906 RC = A908 AB = A917 RB 
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