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461 Saskia (A900 UG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000461
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1447768318600926 2.1786e-08  
a 3.116326536880484 1.1402e-08 au
q 2.665154653829394 7.2045e-08 au
i 1.471709105007905 1.8416e-06 deg
node 156.5189556991227 3.4765e-05 deg
peri 308.4566083666977 3.394e-05 deg
M 282.1529842310072 1.0096e-05 deg
tp 2459831.012557026797
(2022-Sep-08.51255703)
5.7554e-05 TDB
period 2009.383647972183
5.50
1.1028e-05
3.019e-08
d
yr
n .1791594155567567 9.8326e-10 deg/d
Q 3.567498419931574 1.3053e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3229  
   data-arc span      44074 days (120.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1900-10-22  
   last obs. used      2021-06-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44223  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 13:16:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68259 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.57137 au 
 T_jup = 3.201 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.53   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 43.603 km 0.256 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.348 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Buchheim, R.K. (2006) Minor Planet Bull. 33, 63.]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Hanowell, J.; Risely, E.; Turk, J.; et al. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 190-193.]
[Klinglesmith III, D.A. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 127-129.]
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Lovata, E.A. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 397-398.]
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.057   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.610   0.028 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=3.20, mean=3.53, max.=3.87) deg.
U-B UB 0.310   0.014 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=3.20, mean=3.53, max.=3.87) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T FCX   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

461 Saskia (A900 UG)          Discovered 1900-Oct-22 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A900 UG = 1935 CT = A917 XE = A924 DB 
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