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6790 Pingouin (1991 SF1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006790
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .205790180844619 3.0938e-08  
a 2.3414295123537 7.9909e-09 au
q 1.859586309571504 7.4914e-08 au
i 11.11445097597961 4.7201e-06 deg
node 204.0252672639658 1.6898e-05 deg
peri 93.80251234056897 2.1578e-05 deg
M 47.9469370752123 1.1814e-05 deg
tp 2458826.207609210442
(2019-Dec-08.70760921)
4.2954e-05 TDB
period 1308.639602688594
3.58
6.6992e-06
1.834e-08
d
yr
n .2750948383805455 1.4083e-09 deg/d
Q 2.823272715135896 9.6353e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1915  
   data-arc span      10792 days (29.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-03-02  
   last obs. used      2019-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44722  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:12:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .884612 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47679 au 
 T_jup = 3.511 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO492831  
diameter diameter 4.773 km 0.088 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 12. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 lower-limit; Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Clark, M. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 19-22.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.371   0.073 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6790 Pingouin           Discovered 1991 Sept. 28 by S. Otomo at Kiyosato.
Named for an Arctic bird, similar to the penguin of Antarctica. The pingouin become extinct in Newfoundland in 1844.
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Reference: 19990728/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 1991 SF1 = 1990 EN 
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