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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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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457241.5 (2015-Aug-07.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1449799369001601 2.9496e-08  
q 1.913040144469404 6.7414e-08 au
tp 2456747.628489401010
(2014-Mar-31.12848940)
3.3683e-05 TDB
node 199.5830556382829 2.3839e-05 deg
peri 162.7393201346312 2.582e-05 deg
i 7.067885618183511 2.9958e-06 deg
  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
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90282 au 
 T_jup = 3.613 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 8.699864556090205E-16 -1.984397384367121E-15 -1.168249377262042E-13 2.50084557709571E-15 -3.465437247304942E-14 -2.065337130647209E-15
q -1.984397384367121E-15 4.544599662195798E-15 2.134139546276503E-13 -5.883433156612041E-15 6.592662967188492E-14 4.703833130943956E-15
tp -1.168249377262042E-13 2.134139546276503E-13 1.134532674806122E-9 3.625972965659099E-12 3.412035570087837E-10 1.485047483905411E-12
node 2.50084557709571E-15 -5.883433156612041E-15 3.625972965659099E-12 5.683189879565929E-10 -5.626222879858507E-10 -1.932055843624611E-11
peri -3.465437247304942E-14 6.592662967188492E-14 3.412035570087837E-10 -5.626222879858507E-10 6.666485099719833E-10 1.963231731085434E-11
i -2.065337130647209E-15 4.703833130943956E-15 1.485047483905411E-12 -1.932055843624611E-11 1.963231731085434E-11 8.974861783135763E-12

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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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