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4446 Carolyn (1985 TT)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004446
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 47 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2816082708098149 1.6827e-08  
a 3.989054051724763 3.0852e-08 au
q 2.865703438051667 6.7966e-08 au
i 7.241104882653295 8.4571e-07 deg
node 188.9521847815313 8.4837e-06 deg
peri 117.215042634665 9.3952e-06 deg
M 224.0490382786103 3.3461e-06 deg
tp 2460495.463053186662
(2024-Jul-03.96305319)
3.6404e-05 TDB
period 2910.069146535157
7.97
3.376e-05
9.243e-08
d
yr
n .1237084006847844 1.4352e-09 deg/d
Q 5.112404665397859 3.954e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2712  
   data-arc span      15973 days (43.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-09  
   last obs. used      2021-06-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44023  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-07 23:10:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.86013 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .644525 au 
 T_jup = 2.971 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.25   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 28.645 km 0.468 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  
rotation period rot_per 40.92 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 36-41.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.086   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  

4446 Carolyn (1985 TT)          Discovered 1985-Oct-15 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1985 TT = 1977 RC6 
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