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6837 Bressi (1994 XN4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006837
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2167472138902447 3.5047e-08  
a 2.854613115359542 1.5258e-08 au
q 2.235883675870809 9.9456e-08 au
i 12.81000889682205 6.3677e-06 deg
node 348.2629888967629 1.8924e-05 deg
peri 94.0288396024291 2.4404e-05 deg
M 64.44992157474827 1.4929e-05 deg
tp 2458285.116328589381
(2018-Jun-15.61632859)
7.2382e-05 TDB
period 1761.648717852084
4.82
1.4124e-05
3.867e-08
d
yr
n .2043540215207804 1.6384e-09 deg/d
Q 3.473342554848274 1.8565e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1578  
   data-arc span      23107 days (63.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-02-04  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44022  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 01:22:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.29464 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.94413 au 
 T_jup = 3.233 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6   n/a MPO435764  
diameter diameter 8.277 km 0.312 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.74145 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.258   0.022 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6837 Bressi           Discovered 1994 Dec. 8 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Named in honor of Terrence H. Bressi, a dedicated and multi-talented engineer at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. He has applied his expertise and ingenuity to the construction and improvement of telescopes and equipment used by the Spacewatch search for minor planets and comets.
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Reference: 19990202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 1994 XN4 = 1956 CB = 1959 SD = 1985 CW = 1990 FE3 = 1993 TG22 = 1995 EH1 
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