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52509 (1996 GP9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052509
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08752591884764588 3.7507e-08  
a 2.643490557227596 1.3646e-08 au
q 2.412116617241175 9.7068e-08 au
i 3.081381303036086 4.3224e-06 deg
node 182.97977994 6.5829e-05 deg
peri 113.4336880983241 7.025e-05 deg
M 139.4067176190192 2.5698e-05 deg
tp 2458392.580221990315
(2018-Oct-01.08022199)
0.00011027 TDB
period 1569.874994701322
4.30
1.2155e-05
3.328e-08
d
yr
n .229317621603682 1.7756e-09 deg/d
Q 2.874864497214017 1.484e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      859  
   data-arc span      8688 days (23.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-04-13  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53563  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 10:29:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.39834 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27134 au 
 T_jup = 3.386 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO452884  
diameter diameter 2.216 km 0.421 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.207   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

52509 (1996 GP9)          Discovered 1996-Apr-13 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20030216/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 GP9 = 1997 RC1 
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