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5299 Bittesini (1969 LB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005299
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06176664715666262 3.2457e-08  
a 3.11642465374671 1.8259e-08 au
q 2.923933551768413 1.0374e-07 au
i 4.875412168700036 4.7077e-06 deg
node 325.5859218466646 4.221e-05 deg
peri 80.28389749123082 5.7702e-05 deg
M 238.0277254562211 4.0298e-05 deg
tp 2459281.335191474810
(2021-Mar-07.83519147)
0.0002263 TDB
period 2009.478546232724
5.50
1.7661e-05
4.835e-08
d
yr
n .1791509546966356 1.5745e-09 deg/d
Q 3.308915755725008 1.9387e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2228  
   data-arc span      18407 days (50.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-06-08  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47568  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:44:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.93761 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.95585 au 
 T_jup = 3.209 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1   n/a MPO435749  
diameter diameter 17.731 km 0.640 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.679660 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.089   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

5299 Bittesini (1969 LB)          Discovered 1969-Jun-08 by Cesco, C. U. at El Leoncito
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1969 LB = 1976 SP2 = 1984 DW1 = 1987 RW3 
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