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50240 Cortina (2000 BY3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2050240
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1360505459557642 1.3471e-07  
a 2.543257679116933 1.3233e-08 au
q 2.197246083366884 3.4844e-07 au
i 12.70735924230237 3.9453e-06 deg
node 72.10449007324358 2.895e-05 deg
peri 90.11779554244779 3.3252e-05 deg
M 264.203333390447 1.4764e-05 deg
tp 2458994.713842608800
(2020-May-25.21384261)
6.1221e-05 TDB
period 1481.439682213493
4.06
1.1562e-05
3.166e-08
d
yr
n .2430068563183795 1.8966e-09 deg/d
Q 2.889269274866981 1.5034e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1148  
   data-arc span      14974 days (41.00 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-29  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55885  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 03:50:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2491 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21049 au 
 T_jup = 3.397 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO452853  
diameter diameter 3.517 km 0.682 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.327   0.229 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

50240 Cortina           Discovered 2000 Jan. 28 by A. Dimai at Col Drusié.
Cortina d´ Ampezzo (6500 inhabitants, altitude 12~300 m) is the most important town in the Dolomites, the spectacular rocky mountains in the Alps, and the most famous holiday resort in Italy. It hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics. In its area is located the Col Druscié Astronomical Observatory.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 2000 BY3 = 1978 WP5 
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