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55733 Lepsius (1986 WS2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2055733
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1150873831413451 4.8317e-08  
a 2.977507551369947 1.9033e-08 au
q 2.634833998999185 1.4375e-07 au
i 12.32563252688242 5.1852e-06 deg
node 64.11499362346538 1.8526e-05 deg
peri 337.8829050049221 2.5017e-05 deg
M 183.8068151657484 1.8623e-05 deg
tp 2459918.968654602798
0.00010144 TDB
period 1876.62602255618
n .191833639560022 1.8394e-09 deg/d
Q 3.320181103740708 2.1224e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1247  
   data-arc span      12252 days (33.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-11-27  
   last obs. used      2020-06-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52041  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 22:19:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6487 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0686 au 
 T_jup = 3.216 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO439464  
diameter diameter 4.987 km 0.651 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.196   0.045 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

55733 Lepsius           Discovered 1986 Nov. 27 by F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
German Karl Richard Lepsius (1810-1884) studied the monuments, pyramids and mastabas of the Old Kingdom (c. 2686-c. 2160 BC) in Egypt and Sudan. He did much to catalogue archaeological remains and to establish a chronology for Egyptian history.
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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2118-Mar-31 03:08 00:01 Psych 0.0498388648366495 0.0498298311725664 0.0498479076895791 3.48074851407658 3.48074844433169 2494732.630286006 1.07836847275406 1161.30007739822 41.9879262201162 67.2841312551486 163618.710350768 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 22:20:17 2020-Jun-23 22:20

Alternate Designations
 1986 WS2 = 2001 OK16 
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