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7359 Messier (1996 BH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007359
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1735026856394222 1.9631e-08  
a 3.106670268218334 1.4262e-08 au
q 2.567654633286309 6.5309e-08 au
i 3.669614459602224 9.4619e-07 deg
node 119.0518993651165 1.1615e-05 deg
peri 277.8203852563412 1.1441e-05 deg
M 272.5289973258609 7.8799e-06 deg
tp 2459686.462516804487
(2022-Apr-16.96251680)
4.5482e-05 TDB
period 2000.051453638343
5.48
1.3772e-05
3.771e-08
d
yr
n .1799953692916826 1.2394e-09 deg/d
Q 3.64568590315036 1.6736e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2055  
   data-arc span      24213 days (66.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-28  
   last obs. used      2020-09-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49398  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 19:39:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57711 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.79041 au 
 T_jup = 3.194 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456675.5 (2014-Jan-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1772085441971862 1.981e-08  
q 2.549200492601264 6.6135e-08 au
tp 2455703.060203126717
(2011-May-21.56020313)
3.8632e-05 TDB
node 119.101685814382 1.1646e-05 deg
peri 278.5922220867807 1.1414e-05 deg
i 3.66799473142112 9.4617e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2055  
   data-arc span      24213 days (66.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-28  
   last obs. used      2020-09-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49398  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 19:39:07  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.79041 au 
 T_jup = 3.194 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.924363220478887E-16 -1.290250444074776E-15 -1.09633481476564E-13 -5.184517493046032E-14 5.700604246445609E-14 4.775280315842571E-15
q -1.290250444074776E-15 4.373778207887544E-15 2.796897031803647E-13 1.832575112729387E-13 -1.952423587350273E-13 -1.766555932483959E-14
tp -1.09633481476564E-13 2.796897031803647E-13 1.492424157066147E-9 1.443056446602016E-10 9.091464014799346E-11 -2.025629072068826E-11
node -5.184517493046032E-14 1.832575112729387E-13 1.443056446602016E-10 1.356262501763372E-10 -1.120659331530972E-10 -1.243070564529528E-12
peri 5.700604246445609E-14 -1.952423587350273E-13 9.091464014799346E-11 -1.120659331530972E-10 1.302853098410807E-10 -2.037756052809522E-12
i 4.775280315842571E-15 -1.766555932483959E-14 -2.025629072068826E-11 -1.243070564529528E-12 -2.037756052809522E-12 8.952424531829146E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.91   n/a E2021B10  
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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