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61 Danae
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000061
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1659587169233777 4.9967e-08  
a 2.985558303930569 8.7595e-09 au
q 2.490078878510316 1.4868e-07 au
i 18.19649464790589 5.6668e-06 deg
node 333.6550236522231 1.6016e-05 deg
peri 12.42664142091698 2.3041e-05 deg
M 272.2201392137108 1.9103e-05 deg
tp 2459059.940365772522
(2020-Jul-29.44036577)
0.00010078 TDB
period 1884.242355781254
5.16
8.2924e-06
2.27e-08
d
yr
n .1910582250183709 8.4083e-10 deg/d
Q 3.481037729350822 1.0213e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2067  
   data-arc span      56240 days (153.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1865-08-27  
   last obs. used      2019-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49346  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:04:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4837 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.93051 au 
 T_jup = 3.162 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.68   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
diameter diameter 85.937 km 2.151 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.45 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Wood, H.J.; Kuiper, G.P. (1963) Astrophys. J. 137, 1279-1285.]
[Behrend, R. (2010) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.203   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.852   0.014 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=7; phase (min.=2.87, mean=6.84, max.=15.66) deg.
U-B UB 0.402   0.031 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=7; phase (min.=2.87, mean=6.84, max.=15.66) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

61 Danae          Discovered 1860-Sep-09 by Goldschmidt, H. at Paris
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 RL1 = A917 SM 
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