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48715 Balbinot (1996 RP2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048715
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1166430181082517 5.3335e-08  
a 3.178431474961644 2.4059e-08 au
q 2.807689634871856 1.6918e-07 au
i 4.513206764862543 6.8248e-06 deg
node 349.2601954388322 5.3355e-05 deg
peri 156.4055213359342 5.8353e-05 deg
M 226.2566893295337 2.3113e-05 deg
tp 2459369.430831014264
(2021-Jun-03.93083101)
0.00013524 TDB
period 2069.749117002099
5.67
2.3501e-05
6.434e-08
d
yr
n .1739341242099126 1.9749e-09 deg/d
Q 3.549173315051432 2.6866e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1134  
   data-arc span      8448 days (23.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-09-13  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51898  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 06:38:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.82077 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.45822 au 
 T_jup = 3.185 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO365821  
diameter diameter 9.260 km 0.186 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.075   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

48715 Balbinot           Discovered 1996 Sept. 13 by Osservatorio San Vittore at Bologna.
Roberto Balbinot (b. 1956) is an Italian theoretical physicist who teaches General Relativity at the Bologna University. His fields of research include acoustic black holes, quantum gravity, and field and string theories.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2017-06-09Last Updated: 2017-06-12

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Alternate Designations
 1996 RP2 = 1999 FX18 
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