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5535 Annefrank (1942 EM)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005535
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 116 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06418855729935943 2.7879e-08  
a 2.212596845623324 3.631e-09 au
q 2.070573446217649 6.2825e-08 au
i 4.248423324983674 2.9211e-06 deg
node 120.608051366021 3.0481e-05 deg
peri 8.942882987577221 3.6209e-05 deg
M 322.700230154424 1.9911e-05 deg
tp 2459125.053378292164
6.6485e-05 TDB
period 1202.131175897784
n .2994681505794425 7.3717e-10 deg/d
Q 2.354620245028999 3.8641e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2287  
   data-arc span      28703 days (78.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1942-03-23  
   last obs. used      2020-10-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48788  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:42:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08551 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.65729 au 
 T_jup = 3.650 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO244230  
diameter diameter 4.8 km n/a T.C. Duxbury et al. (2003) JGR v.109, E02002 sphere having a volume equal to that of the fit tri-axial ellipsoid
extent extent 6.6 x 5.0 x 3.4 km n/a T.C. Duxbury et al. (2003) JGR v.109, E02002 from best fit of Stardust spacecraft images
rotation period rot_per 15.12 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Schmidt, B.E.; Bauer, J.; Buratti, J.; Russell, C.T. (2007) Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXXVIII, 1859.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.311   0.056 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

5535 Annefrank (1942 EM)          Discovered 1942-Mar-23 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1942 EM = 1978 EK6 = 1986 TV14 = 1991 BO2 
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