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65 Cybele (A861 EB)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000065
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 84 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1120460131471999 3.2237e-08  
a 3.42483772518755 9.3722e-09 au
q 3.041098312404159 1.1118e-07 au
i 3.564035445739328 3.7776e-06 deg
node 155.6184005521319 5.5504e-05 deg
peri 102.830307963326 5.7746e-05 deg
M 323.0142316161332 1.7011e-05 deg
tp 2459238.343107139555
(2021-Jan-23.84310714)
0.00010986 TDB
period 2315.039603384012
6.34
9.5028e-06
2.602e-08
d
yr
n .1555048991273279 6.3832e-10 deg/d
Q 3.80857713797094 1.0422e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3912  
   data-arc span      58218 days (159.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1861-03-12  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45119  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:09:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.02868 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.25999 au 
 T_jup = 3.129 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 6.8   n/a MPO473761 IRAS observations used: 17
magnitude slope G 0.01   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257) Fit
diameter diameter 237.26 km 4.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
rotation period rot_per 6.0814 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Schober, H.J.; Scaltriti, F.; Zappala, V.; Harris, A.W. (1980) Astron. Astrophys. 91, 1-6.]
[Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R.; Greenberg, R.; et al. (1987) Icarus 70, 191-245.]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2009) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2010) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Pilcher, F.; Stephens, R.D. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 8.]
[Pilcher, F. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 57-60.]
[Pilcher, F. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 250-252.]
[Franco, L.; Pilcher, F. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 204-206.]
[Behrend, R. (2016) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Viikinkoski, M.; Hanus, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Marchis, F.; Durech, J. (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 607, A117.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0706   0.003 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
B-V BV 0.690   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=17; phase (min.=1.75, mean=10.38, max.=18.00) deg.
U-B UB 0.271   0.024 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=7; phase (min.=1.75, mean=4.51, max.=10.04) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T P   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Xc   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)

65 Cybele (A861 EB)          Discovered 1861-Mar-08 by Tempel, E. W. at Marseille
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A861 EB = 1949 YQ 
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