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426 Hippo (A897 RA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000426
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 97 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1048194309622033 4.956e-08  
a 2.890206277949763 1.2562e-08 au
q 2.587256500531681 1.4175e-07 au
i 19.48541448082268 5.1293e-06 deg
node 311.3337582043548 1.4198e-05 deg
peri 222.555561139426 2.5166e-05 deg
M 88.18565075871308 2.0901e-05 deg
tp 2458160.870212981417
(2018-Feb-11.37021298)
0.00010418 TDB
period 1794.699273238084
4.91
1.1701e-05
3.204e-08
d
yr
n .2005907091891057 1.3078e-09 deg/d
Q 3.193156055367845 1.3879e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2129  
   data-arc span      42266 days (115.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1903-12-01  
   last obs. used      2019-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42657  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:08:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6248 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92198 au 
 T_jup = 3.198 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.42   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 14
diameter diameter 137.562 km 1.081 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 34.3 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pray, D.P. (2006) Minor Planet Bull. 33, 4-5.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.040   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.710   0.025 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=10.49 deg.
U-B UB 0.345   0.037 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=10.49 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T F   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

426 Hippo (A897 RA)          Discovered 1897-Aug-25 by Charlois, A. at Nice
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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