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49 Pales (A857 SB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000049
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 87 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .221245281230835 3.2901e-08  
a 3.096651747342992 6.3863e-09 au
q 2.411532160628135 1.0058e-07 au
i 3.201778214962665 3.5255e-06 deg
node 285.0533100067646 6.9224e-05 deg
peri 113.0368728655327 6.9757e-05 deg
M 348.1453077395421 8.5518e-06 deg
tp 2459266.042765341178
(2021-Feb-20.54276534)
4.7327e-05 TDB
period 1990.384482735846
5.45
6.1573e-06
1.686e-08
d
yr
n .1808695772714067 5.5952e-10 deg/d
Q 3.781771334057849 7.7993e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3158  
   data-arc span      57402 days (157.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1863-11-20  
   last obs. used      2021-01-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5118  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 00:42:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.42039 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.67198 au 
 T_jup = 3.183 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.86   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 166.252 km 2.166 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 20.705 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2016) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Pilcher, F.; Benishek, V.; Klinglesmith III, D.A. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 182-183.]
[Pilcher, F. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 249-251.]
[Pilcher, F. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 356-359.]
[Behrend, R. (2020) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.048   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.749   0.045 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=5; phase (min.=2.44, mean=12.29, max.=19.60) deg.
U-B UB 0.411   0.044 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=2.44, mean=11.44, max.=19.60) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T CG   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

49 Pales (A857 SB)          Discovered 1857-Sep-19 by Goldschmidt, H. at Paris
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A857 SB = 1947 FG = 1950 XJ = 1954 MF = 1988 VU7 = A908 AF 
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