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4483 Petofi (1986 RC2)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004483
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08379240870649744 4.9042e-08  
a 1.922414246000721 4.701e-09 au
q 1.761330525796636 9.464e-08 au
i 26.72456500672032 5.5039e-06 deg
node 184.177333947267 7.0694e-06 deg
peri 186.3197902629917 2.1302e-05 deg
M 209.6937380070804 2.0968e-05 deg
tp 2459406.984008482136
(2021-Jul-11.48400848)
5.6989e-05 TDB
period 973.5738292823909
2.67
3.5711e-06
9.777e-09
d
yr
n .3697716487154872 1.3563e-09 deg/d
Q 2.083497966204807 5.0949e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2211  
   data-arc span      12286 days (33.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-09-09  
   last obs. used      2020-04-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37903  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 02:08:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .760472 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.1942 au 
 T_jup = 3.789 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO458875  
diameter diameter 5.850 km 0.047 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.33309 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Angeli, C.A.; Barucci, M.A. (1996) Planet. Space Sci. 44, 181-186.]
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
[Brinsfield, J.W. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 23-24.]
[Warner, B.D. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 56-60.]
[Warner, B.D. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 172-176.]
[Warner, B.D (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 25-31.]
[Warner, B.D. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 245-252.]
[Behrend, R. (2015) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Warner, B.D. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 267-276.]
[Behrend, R. (2018) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Warner, B.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 46-51.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.193   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

4483 Petofi (1986 RC2)          Discovered 1986-Sep-09 by Karachkina, L. G. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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