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4535 Adamcarolla (1986 QV2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004535
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1609551816126084 3.3352e-08  
a 2.786611926070433 1.1117e-08 au
q 2.338092297425906 9.1844e-08 au
i 7.751600116065509 3.6196e-06 deg
node 137.8103304304274 2.8054e-05 deg
peri 98.45366299387288 3.0213e-05 deg
M 168.345107067744 1.2701e-05 deg
tp 2458205.968423977634
5.8285e-05 TDB
period 1699.077403259183
n .2118796938323383 1.268e-09 deg/d
Q 3.23513155471496 1.2907e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2442  
   data-arc span      22922 days (62.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-05-02  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48119  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:15:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34201 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.82613 au 
 T_jup = 3.299 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a PDS3 (MPC 28112)  
diameter diameter 9.972 km 0.392 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 10.211 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Clark, M. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 163-166.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.195   0.022 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

4535 Adamcarolla           Discovered 1986 Aug. 28 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Adam Carolla (b. 1964) co-hosted Loveline, a syndicated radio program that has dispensed medical and relationship advice to millions of listeners for over 20 years. Adam is a comedian who has also hosted numerous television programs and currently has his own morning radio show. The name was suggested by T. Burbine.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

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Alternate Designations
 1986 QV2 = 1957 JB = 1966 CK = 1980 DJ4 
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