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6001 Thales (1988 CP2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006001
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05222684714891637 2.9164e-08  
a 2.854533507509013 1.0552e-08 au
q 2.705450222330879 8.1593e-08 au
i 3.005869105764742 3.0404e-06 deg
node 129.5899694222698 6.1386e-05 deg
peri 177.4231541431992 6.9018e-05 deg
M 107.6444900660374 3.1137e-05 deg
tp 2458673.767095980882
(2019-Jul-09.26709598)
0.00015228 TDB
period 1761.575026557817
4.82
9.7676e-06
2.674e-08
d
yr
n .2043625701843954 1.1331e-09 deg/d
Q 3.003616792687146 1.1103e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2822  
   data-arc span      16182 days (44.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-09-28  
   last obs. used      2021-01-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46178  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:28:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68849 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12267 au 
 T_jup = 3.300 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.80   n/a E2021B10  
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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
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
1997-Jun-21 19:37 < 00:01 Inter 0.00989039045981448 0.00988924514164343 0.0098915360042194 6.31030763734297 6.31030740278255 2450621.317241905 0.448223331836701 103.531236023945 28.8067837934571 60.2806388030969 45144.302001679 T 40 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:28:30 2021-Feb-24 01:28

Alternate Designations
 1988 CP2 = 1976 SR8 = 1991 VZ4 
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