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708 Raphaela (A911 CB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000708
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08574859436263456 3.8397e-08  
a 2.670231031352673 8.5157e-09 au
q 2.441262473790693 1.0449e-07 au
i 3.489759891972912 3.939e-06 deg
node 355.1731706869567 5.7078e-05 deg
peri 197.1800280400282 6.0759e-05 deg
M 325.2169289184292 2.1693e-05 deg
tp 2459154.488081526558
(2020-Oct-31.98808153)
9.6256e-05 TDB
period 1593.755457060045
4.36
7.624e-06
2.087e-08
d
yr
n .225881579514138 1.0805e-09 deg/d
Q 2.899199588914653 9.2459e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3345  
   data-arc span      46525 days (127.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1892-12-10  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41055  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:11:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44113 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0611 au 
 T_jup = 3.373 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.5   n/a MPO502159 IRAS observations used: 3
diameter diameter 21.43 km 1.5 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 20.918 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 72-77.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Marciniak, A.; et al. (2013) Astron. Astrophys. 551, A67.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.2193   0.034 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
B-V BV 0.880   0.037 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=4.13, mean=6.80, max.=9.46) deg.
U-B UB 0.376   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=4.13 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

708 Raphaela (A911 CB)          Discovered 1911-Feb-03 by Helffrich, J. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A911 CB = A892 XA = A907 EG 
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