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7359 Messier (1996 BH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007359
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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 .1744464711445151 3.5099e-08  
a 3.103150402636565 1.5135e-08 au
q 2.561816765465935 1.1097e-07 au
i 3.668768503068836 3.6809e-06 deg
node 119.0585451246076 6.1956e-05 deg
peri 278.1410607603236 6.2809e-05 deg
M 236.221464641897 1.2304e-05 deg
tp 2459687.007843684215
(2022-Apr-17.50784368)
7.0903e-05 TDB
period 1996.653321283128
5.47
1.4607e-05
3.999e-08
d
yr
n .1803017059409442 1.3191e-09 deg/d
Q 3.644484039807195 1.7775e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1946  
   data-arc span      23780 days (65.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-28  
   last obs. used      2019-07-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49645  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:27:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57242 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.78966 au 
 T_jup = 3.195 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO384822  
diameter diameter 11.991 km 0.091 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.102   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

7359 Messier (1996 BH)          Discovered 1996-Jan-16 by Klet at Klet
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1996 BH = 1978 WR14 = 1989 WT1 
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