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7041 Nantucket (4081 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007041
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1453977444771216 2.957e-08  
a 2.237172220275657 5.2245e-09 au
q 1.911892425440702 6.7649e-08 au
i 7.070120889092737 2.9961e-06 deg
node 199.5330869960273 2.3831e-05 deg
peri 162.5802990816383 2.5793e-05 deg
M 303.9584645510292 9.3893e-06 deg
tp 2459190.763323514017
(2020-Dec-07.26332351)
3.1842e-05 TDB
period 1222.214843264148
3.35
4.2814e-06
1.172e-08
d
yr
n .2945472328241033 1.0318e-09 deg/d
Q 2.562452015110613 5.9841e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2520  
   data-arc span      21950 days (60.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43151  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:31:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .910971 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90282 au 
 T_jup = 3.613 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO324373  
diameter diameter 3.903 km 0.076 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.30 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Binzel, R.P.; Xu, S.; Bus, S.J.; Bowell, E. (1992) Icarus 99, 225-237; Science 257, 779-782.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.168   0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

7041 Nantucket (4081 P-L)          Discovered 1960-Sep-24 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 4081 P-L = 1980 PF1 = 1983 NG 
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