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6001 Thales (1988 CP2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006001
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05210883922650916 2.8954e-08  
a 2.855154583322312 1.0488e-08 au
q 2.706375792173139 8.0856e-08 au
i 3.005928618240658 2.9887e-06 deg
node 129.588336577099 6.0929e-05 deg
peri 177.6344000932322 6.8551e-05 deg
M 147.4794020662581 3.1079e-05 deg
tp 2458674.608822224170
(2019-Jul-10.10882222)
0.00015195 TDB
period 1762.149970492436
4.82
9.7094e-06
2.658e-08
d
yr
n .2042958919662197 1.1257e-09 deg/d
Q 3.003933374471485 1.1034e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2942  
   data-arc span      16279 days (44.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-09-28  
   last obs. used      2021-04-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45703  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 14:58:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6909 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12144 au 
 T_jup = 3.300 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457351.5 (2015-Nov-25.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05450770795061972 2.8716e-08  
q 2.698771057576719 8.0427e-08 au
tp 2456916.991550138791
(2014-Sep-16.49155014)
0.00014589 TDB
node 129.6907957315953 6.0996e-05 deg
peri 178.3795901303933 6.8063e-05 deg
i 3.004677159183123 2.9872e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2942  
   data-arc span      16279 days (44.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-09-28  
   last obs. used      2021-04-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45703  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 14:58:14  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12144 au 
 T_jup = 3.300 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 8.246007468099526E-16 -2.292770106723938E-15 -3.211001203095764E-13 -3.239408988121839E-15 -8.38805609412639E-14 6.38119237476475E-17
q -2.292770106723938E-15 6.468507650791123E-15 8.51316404978942E-13 8.522042791879068E-15 2.281956593643841E-13 -1.064333695700716E-16
tp -3.211001203095764E-13 8.51316404978942E-13 2.128359971805095E-8 -8.567364378704086E-12 4.418248064503307E-9 -1.439140674396575E-12
node -3.239408988121839E-15 8.522042791879068E-15 -8.567364378704086E-12 3.720486778058494E-9 -3.716855395803598E-9 -9.280010139075513E-12
peri -8.38805609412639E-14 2.281956593643841E-13 4.418248064503307E-9 -3.716855395803598E-9 4.632517562171361E-9 8.968476631154133E-12
i 6.38119237476475E-17 -1.064333695700716E-16 -1.439140674396575E-12 -9.280010139075513E-12 8.968476631154133E-12 8.923107897316572E-12

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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

Alternate Designations
 1988 CP2 = 1976 SR8 = 1991 VZ4 
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