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52558 Pigafetta (1997 FR)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052558
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1070440853558022 3.8232e-08  
a 2.283855168733435 6.0297e-09 au
q 2.039381981111243 8.8155e-08 au
i 3.873020614135166 4.6249e-06 deg
node .2463356820551804 4.7035e-05 deg
peri 206.27712079 5.0421e-05 deg
M 297.274458058914 1.9237e-05 deg
tp 2459420.156059163052
(2021-Jul-24.65605916)
6.7542e-05 TDB
period 1260.669559028596
3.45
4.9925e-06
1.367e-08
d
yr
n .2855625389078139 1.1309e-09 deg/d
Q 2.528328356355626 6.6752e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1058  
   data-arc span      8783 days (24.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-05  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56593  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 06:18:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03507 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43419 au 
 T_jup = 3.593 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.04   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 3.559 km 0.092 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.061   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

52558 Pigafetta           Discovered 1997 Mar. 27 by V. S. Casulli at Colleverde.
Antonio Pigafetta (c. 1492--c. 1531) was an Italian navigator and geographer. He participated in the first circumnavigation of the globe from 1519 to 1522.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2017-01-12Last Updated: 2017-01-17
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