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52558 Pigafetta (1997 FR)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052558
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .107159165899673 4.3937e-08  
a 2.283692411364517 8.3059e-09 au
q 2.038973837391282 9.8702e-08 au
i 3.872946324656075 5.0957e-06 deg
node .2520417098743116 5.2859e-05 deg
peri 206.3041331327979 5.6703e-05 deg
M 240.1382946459331 2.3542e-05 deg
tp 2459420.194030063081
(2021-Jul-24.69403006)
8.3609e-05 TDB
period 1260.534800305031
3.45
6.8769e-06
1.883e-08
d
yr
n .2855930672543792 1.5581e-09 deg/d
Q 2.528410985337752 9.1959e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      881  
   data-arc span      8364 days (22.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-05  
   last obs. used      2020-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57582  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 10:30:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03555 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43524 au 
 T_jup = 3.593 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO280043  
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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