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43806 Augustepiccard (1991 RG7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2043806
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1805364326348319 4.2827e-08  
a 2.453474632556106 7.8183e-09 au
q 2.010533074834371 1.0413e-07 au
i 3.74233187147884 3.2048e-06 deg
node 261.8668280177809 6.6302e-05 deg
peri 149.5421102560665 6.7202e-05 deg
M 248.1855509588079 9.9919e-06 deg
tp 2459832.479643854499
(2022-Sep-09.97964385)
3.9387e-05 TDB
period 1403.688638932511
3.84
6.7095e-06
1.837e-08
d
yr
n .2564671323932463 1.2259e-09 deg/d
Q 2.89641619027784 9.2297e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1451  
   data-arc span      13874 days (37.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-07-14  
   last obs. used      2021-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51416  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 16:43:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02205 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47131 au 
 T_jup = 3.469 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457159.5 (2015-May-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1791488406646887 4.2405e-08  
q 2.014140357692591 1.0259e-07 au
tp 2457026.206449049357
(2015-Jan-03.70644905)
3.9871e-05 TDB
node 262.0141330134556 6.6321e-05 deg
peri 149.6627390609248 6.7251e-05 deg
i 3.74133029705164 3.2009e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1451  
   data-arc span      13874 days (37.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-07-14  
   last obs. used      2021-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51416  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 16:43:22  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47131 au 
 T_jup = 3.469 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.798188631164212E-15 -4.341923792350502E-15 -9.985688415046487E-13 -8.853246411484579E-15 -3.094618809125602E-13 -1.832534789014393E-16
q -4.341923792350502E-15 1.052542009543083E-14 2.400149054278729E-12 2.143036394601601E-14 7.446505071637448E-13 4.532778891738731E-16
tp -9.985688415046487E-13 2.400149054278729E-12 1.589715815773574E-9 3.446638630478249E-12 4.682213640905521E-10 -2.296838595078454E-14
node -8.853246411484579E-15 2.143036394601601E-14 3.446638630478249E-12 4.398501080598513E-9 -4.387477190628635E-9 -8.556939519072081E-11
peri -3.094618809125602E-13 7.446505071637448E-13 4.682213640905521E-10 -4.387477190628635E-9 4.52274289253287E-9 8.538408913332868E-11
i -1.832534789014393E-16 4.532778891738731E-16 -2.296838595078454E-14 -8.556939519072081E-11 8.538408913332868E-11 1.024604877288794E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.04   n/a MPCxxxxx  
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

Alternate Designations
 1991 RG7 = 1993 FK30 
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