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43806 Augustepiccard (1991 RG7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2043806
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1808036037338888 4.3124e-08  
a 2.452644213893263 8.1186e-09 au
q 2.00919730134429 1.0449e-07 au
i 3.743375357822171 3.2398e-06 deg
node 261.868764395226 6.7154e-05 deg
peri 149.6706515200827 6.8126e-05 deg
M 146.4280643840775 1.0202e-05 deg
tp 2458429.847036225611
(2018-Nov-07.34703623)
3.9699e-05 TDB
period 1402.976047132116
3.84
6.966e-06
1.907e-08
d
yr
n .2565973957544688 1.2741e-09 deg/d
Q 2.896091126442236 9.5864e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1394  
   data-arc span      13437 days (36.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-07-14  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51519  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 09:16:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02121 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46953 au 
 T_jup = 3.469 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO309494  
diameter diameter 2.449 km 0.500 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.323   0.174 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

43806 Augustepiccard           Discovered 1991 Sept. 13 by F. Börngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
Swiss-Belgian physicist Auguste Piccard (1884-1962) studied the upper stratosphere and the depths of the sea. In 1932 he made a balloon ascent to a height of 16~940 meters, and in 1953 he descended by bathyscaphe to a depth of 3150 meters. His son Jacques (b. 1922) attained a submarine depth of 10~910 m.
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Reference: 20021120/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1991 RG7 = 1993 FK30 
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