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44 Nysa (A857 KA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000044
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 117 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1479927796040216 3.32e-08  
a 2.424859145417949 3.8239e-09 au
q 2.065997500339314 8.0212e-08 au
i 3.710079488950215 3.6739e-06 deg
node 131.4947490376897 5.2044e-05 deg
peri 343.8645058616266 5.3257e-05 deg
M 186.5544323601576 1.2028e-05 deg
tp 2459664.990699673795
(2022-Mar-26.49069967)
4.6519e-05 TDB
period 1379.20302684988
3.78
3.2624e-06
8.932e-09
d
yr
n .2610203088244703 6.1743e-10 deg/d
Q 2.783720790496584 4.3898e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2711  
   data-arc span      57034 days (156.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1864-03-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56302  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 00:56:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08264 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30431 au 
 T_jup = 3.493 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 6.9   n/a MPO492748 IRAS observations used: 18
magnitude slope G 0.46   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257) Fit
diameter diameter 70.64 km 4.0 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
rotation period rot_per 6.422 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Bianchi, E.; Padova, E. (1920) Mem. Soc. Astron. Ital. 1, 56-65.]
[Padova, E. (1921) Mem. Soc. Astron. Ital. 2, 82.]
[Groeneveld, I.; Kuiper, G.P. (1954) Astrophys. J. 120, 529-546.]
[Shatzel, A.V. (1954) Astrophys. J. 120, 547-550.]
[Cailliate, C. (1956) Publ. Observ. Lyon 3, fasc. 28.]
[Chang, Y.C.; Chang, C.-s. (1962) Acta Astron. Sin. 10, 101-111.]
[Gehrels, T.; Owings, D. (1962) Astrophys. J. 135, 906-924.]
[Yang, X.-y.; Zhang, Y.-y.; Li, X.-q. (1965) Acta Astron. Sin. 13, 66-74.]
[Zappala, V.; van Houten-Groeneveld, I. (1979) Icarus 40, 289-296.]
[Birch, P.V.; Tedesco, E.F.; Taylor, R.C.; Binzel, R.P.; et al. (1983) Icarus 54, 1-12.]
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W. (1983) Icarus 54, 59-109.]
[Magnusson, P. (1983) in Asteroids, Comets, Meteors. C.-I. Lagerkvist, H. Rickman, eds. Uppsala, pp. 77-85.]
[Taylor, R.C.; Tedesco, E.F. (1983) Icarus 54, 13-22.]
[Magnusson, P. (1986) Icarus 68, 1-39.]
[Di Martino, M.; Zappala, V.; De Sanctis, G.; Cacciatori, S. (1987) Icarus 69, 338-353.]
[Lagerkvist, C.-I.; Williams, I.P. (1987) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 68, 295-315.]
[Lagerkvist, C.I.; Magnusson, P.; Williams, I.P.; Buontempo, M.E.; et al. (1988) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 73, 395-405.]
[Harris, A.W.; Young, J.W.; Contreiras, L.; Dockweiler, T.; et al. (1989) Icarus 81, 365-374.]
[Lagerkvist, C.I.; Magnusson, P.; Williams, I.P.; Buontempo, M.E.; et al. (1989) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 78, 519-532.]
[De Angelis, G. (1993) Planet. Space Sci. 41, 285-290.]
[Kaasalainen, M.; Torppa, J.; Piironen, J. (2002) Astron. Astrophys. 383, L19-L22.]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Rosenbush, V.K.; Shevchenko, V.G.; Kiselev, N.N.; Sergeev, A.V.; et al. (2009) Icarus 201, 655-665.]
[Shevchenko, V.G.; Velichko, F.P.; Checha, V.A.; Krugly, Y.N. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 195-198.]
[Behrend, R. (2019) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.482   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.703   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=19; phase (min.=4.95, mean=15.61, max.=27.78) deg.
U-B UB 0.245   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=18; phase (min.=5.27, mean=17.16, max.=27.78) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T E   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Xc   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

44 Nysa (A857 KA)          Discovered 1857-May-27 by Goldschmidt, H. at Paris
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A857 KA = 1977 CE 
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