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666 Desdemona (A908 OG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000666
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2376867130068696 4.4719e-08  
a 2.593245467803618 7.17e-09 au
q 1.976865476541414 1.1385e-07 au
i 7.583643052033174 4.5932e-06 deg
node 215.4027030676602 2.7354e-05 deg
peri 173.9551011263649 2.825e-05 deg
M 233.4504129112204 8.4293e-06 deg
tp 2459536.694185157857
(2021-Nov-18.19418516)
3.6841e-05 TDB
period 1525.330197414317
4.18
6.326e-06
1.732e-08
d
yr
n .2360144712340046 9.7883e-10 deg/d
Q 3.209625459065821 8.8743e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2511  
   data-arc span      40733 days (111.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1908-07-23  
   last obs. used      2020-01-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45011  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:33:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .982426 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.238 au 
 T_jup = 3.366 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.7   n/a MPO384750  
diameter diameter 32.741 km 0.368 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 14.607 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Marciniak, A.; Pilcher, F.; Oszkiewicz, D.; Santana-Ros, T.; et al. (2015) Planet. Space Sci. 118, 256-266.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.095   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

666 Desdemona (A908 OG)          Discovered 1908-Jul-23 by Kopff, A. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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