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6001 Thales (1988 CP2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006001
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0522859956441139 3.0159e-08  
a 2.853923927089712 1.0861e-08 au
q 2.704703673069267 8.5131e-08 au
i 3.005884409914533 3.2525e-06 deg
node 129.5915698210686 6.212e-05 deg
peri 177.1859902229501 6.9866e-05 deg
M 66.99441172126423 3.1416e-05 deg
tp 2458672.783662291615
(2019-Jul-08.28366229)
0.00015369 TDB
period 1761.010784987194
4.82
1.0053e-05
2.752e-08
d
yr
n .2044280495435001 1.167e-09 deg/d
Q 3.003144181110157 1.1429e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2670  
   data-arc span      16120 days (44.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-09-28  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47147  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:24:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68972 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12375 au 
 T_jup = 3.300 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7   n/a MPO435756  
diameter diameter 8.575 km 0.110 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.219   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6001 Thales (1988 CP2)          Discovered 1988-Feb-11 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1988 CP2 = 1976 SR8 = 1991 VZ4 
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