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6918 Manaslu (1993 FV3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006918
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1404982604255548 1.2266e-08  
a 2.408073391618462 6.5613e-09 au
q 2.069743269119003 2.8617e-08 au
i 1.865731723677481 4.289e-07 deg
node 183.4415332300117 3.0058e-05 deg
peri 346.9733003545707 2.9728e-05 deg
M 167.3252709815147 7.2001e-06 deg
tp 2458566.101654772632
(2019-Mar-23.60165477)
2.68e-05 TDB
period 1364.906824547042
3.74
5.5784e-06
1.527e-08
d
yr
n .2637542677094238 1.078e-09 deg/d
Q 2.746403514117922 7.4831e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2817  
   data-arc span      13165 days (36.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-12-28  
   last obs. used      2021-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43882  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 19:13:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.0753 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2206 au 
 T_jup = 3.507 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.74   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 5.216 km 0.873 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
rotation period rot_per 8.97 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Chang, C.-K.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Prince, T.A.; et al. (2016) Astrophys. J. Sup. Ser. 227, A20.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.269   0.115 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  

6918 Manaslu           Discovered 1993 Mar. 20 by M. Hirasawa and S. Suzuki at Nyukasa.
Named for an 8156-m mountain in the Himalayas. The summit was first reached by the Japanese party led by Aritsune Maki in 1956.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 1993 FV3 = 1952 HJ3 = 1984 YQ4 = 1991 VZ16 = 1994 PO36 
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