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7041 Nantucket (4081 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007041
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1450830797631378 1.1527e-08  
a 2.236378826670976 5.0356e-09 au
q 1.911918098980478 2.7857e-08 au
i 7.071230163603892 7.445e-07 deg
node 199.5161307418115 7.9061e-06 deg
peri 162.6353510518431 8.602e-06 deg
M 2.836125312762276 5.8032e-06 deg
tp 2459190.876359306734
(2020-Dec-07.37635931)
1.969e-05 TDB
period 1221.564729169687
3.34
4.1258e-06
1.13e-08
d
yr
n .2947039902213751 9.9536e-10 deg/d
Q 2.560839554361474 5.7662e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2724  
   data-arc span      22056 days (60.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43298  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 19:21:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .909415 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90535 au 
 T_jup = 3.614 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457325.5 (2015-Oct-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1451336646477117 1.1519e-08  
q 1.912533348855445 2.7855e-08 au
tp 2456747.920677689363
(2014-Mar-31.42067769)
2.1094e-05 TDB
node 199.5714655746138 7.907e-06 deg
peri 162.7963955625262 8.6011e-06 deg
i 7.069948507456039 7.4435e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2724  
   data-arc span      22056 days (60.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43298  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 19:21:13  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90535 au 
 T_jup = 3.614 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.326914875169629E-16 -3.176890978307068E-16 1.080945526895987E-13 -2.562110046141707E-16 1.999409461341673E-14 3.90846984307832E-16
q -3.176890978307068E-16 7.75905420116139E-16 -2.745355886737274E-13 -1.668651829013199E-15 -4.83918863108211E-14 -7.68462111266499E-16
tp 1.080945526895987E-13 -2.745355886737274E-13 4.449582877866788E-10 3.639941249906486E-11 7.518698376393724E-11 -1.912848875933307E-12
node -2.562110046141707E-16 -1.668651829013199E-15 3.639941249906486E-11 6.252128954138138E-11 -5.366454597999794E-11 -2.115917033711104E-12
peri 1.999409461341673E-14 -4.83918863108211E-14 7.518698376393724E-11 -5.366454597999794E-11 7.397885282684188E-11 1.685606852243861E-12
i 3.90846984307832E-16 -7.68462111266499E-16 -1.912848875933307E-12 -2.115917033711104E-12 1.685606852243861E-12 5.540642219879343E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.28   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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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