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4608 Wodehouse (1988 BW3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004608
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2180833738996065 3.4722e-08  
a 2.362203973977949 6.9624e-09 au
q 1.847046561493779 8.3387e-08 au
i 7.440583582252183 4.2026e-06 deg
node 203.1195375172684 3.0294e-05 deg
peri 203.1328104223355 3.1782e-05 deg
M 265.7955795707888 1.0965e-05 deg
tp 2458947.511047926266
(2020-Apr-08.01104793)
4.0982e-05 TDB
period 1326.094642738432
3.63
5.8628e-06
1.605e-08
d
yr
n .2714738363293493 1.2002e-09 deg/d
Q 2.877361386462117 8.4808e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1964  
   data-arc span      24772 days (67.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-01-31  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47404  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 21:05:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .858102 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52765 au 
 T_jup = 3.507 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO256897  
diameter diameter 7.629 km 0.069 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 13.944 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2005) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Pray, D.P.; Galad, A.; Gajdos, S.; Vilagi, J.; et al. (2006) Minor Planet Bull. 33, 92-95.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.210   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

4608 Wodehouse           Discovered 1988 Jan. 19 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
The English writer Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (1881-1975) is renowned for his humorous stories of the upper-class world of Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves. The name was suggested by J. Meeus.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

Alternate Designations
 1988 BW3 = 1954 SG = 1978 GO4 = 1983 TD 
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