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69 Hesperia (A861 HC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000069
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 129 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1701311074132536 3.1053e-08  
a 2.975555218201461 8.1204e-09 au
q 2.469320713759561 9.1014e-08 au
i 8.592680951979771 3.81e-06 deg
node 184.9842989787898 2.3021e-05 deg
peri 288.9817301910912 2.5899e-05 deg
M 94.04163688317463 1.2828e-05 deg
tp 2458906.757124411199
(2020-Feb-27.25712441)
6.5869e-05 TDB
period 1874.780587145568
5.13
7.6745e-06
2.101e-08
d
yr
n .1920224705057967 7.8606e-10 deg/d
Q 3.481789722643361 9.502e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3531  
   data-arc span      58499 days (160.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1861-04-29  
   last obs. used      2021-06-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42424  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 10:29:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.50216 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.70812 au 
 T_jup = 3.222 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.2   n/a MPO492748 IRAS observations used: 3
magnitude slope G 0.19   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17257) Fit
diameter diameter 138.13 km 4.7 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 5.655 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Poutanen, M.; Bowell, E.; Martin, L.J.; Thompson, D.T. (1985) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 61, 291-297.]
[Di Martino, M.; Zappala, V.; De Sanctis, G.; Cacciatori, S. (1987) Icarus 69, 338-353.]
[Velichko, F.P.; Krugly, Yu.N. (1989) In 'Methods of investigation of movement, physics and dynamic of Solar System small bodies, Dushanbe, p. 14-15 (in Russian).]
[De Angelis, G.; Mottola, S. (1995) Planet. Space Sci. 43, 1013-1017.]
[Hainaut-Rouelle, M.-C.; Hainaut, O.R.; Detal, A. (1995) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 112, 125-142.]
[Behrend, R. (2002) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Torppa, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Michalowski, T.; Kwiatkowski, T.; et al. (2003) Icarus 164, 346-383.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 530, A134.]
[Hanus, J.; Marchis, F.; Durech, J. (2013) Icarus 226, 1045-1057.]
[Shevchenko, V.G.; Velichko, F.P.; Checha, V.A.; Krugly, Y.N. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 195-198.]
[Behrend, R. (2018) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1402   0.010 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
B-V BV 0.674   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=5; phase (min.=6.83, mean=7.96, max.=9.99) deg.
U-B UB 0.230   0.045 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=5; phase (min.=6.83, mean=7.96, max.=9.99) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T M   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B X   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)

69 Hesperia (A861 HC)          Discovered 1861-Apr-29 by Schiaparelli, G. at Milan
Reference: 20150829/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2015-09-02

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Alternate Designations
 A861 HC = 1932 CM1 = 1945 NB 
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