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48471 Orchiston (1991 TV2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048471
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1781449396127616 5.9278e-08  
a 2.422802896207585 1.4069e-08 au
q 1.991192820569061 1.4459e-07 au
i 8.201701617642664 6.1811e-06 deg
node 355.9830248047308 3.6672e-05 deg
peri 337.9584005623861 4.0026e-05 deg
M 138.5624011699179 1.9091e-05 deg
tp 2458070.325966895102
(2017-Nov-12.82596690)
7.0201e-05 TDB
period 1377.449079304783
3.77
1.1998e-05
3.285e-08
d
yr
n .2613526738728497 2.2765e-09 deg/d
Q 2.85441297184611 1.6576e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      540  
   data-arc span      9983 days (27.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-16  
   last obs. used      2019-01-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5795  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 02:46:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .983454 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52656 au 
 T_jup = 3.477 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO432042  
diameter diameter 1.953 km 0.243 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.292   0.130 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

48471 Orchiston           Discovered 1991 Oct. 7 by L. D. Schmadel and F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
New Zealander Wayne Orchistron (b. 1943) works as an astronomer at the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand. His main interests lie in the field of history of astronomy. He is the author of many books and the co-founder and editor of the Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-11-17Last Updated: 2014-11-10

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Alternate Designations
 1991 TV2 = 1999 XT199 
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