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738 Alagasta (A913 AF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000738
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05429164453482666 2.9816e-08  
a 3.035553408601951 1.0386e-08 au
q 2.870748221975652 8.9303e-08 au
i 3.534830808486102 3.629e-06 deg
node 132.0989833390697 5.0084e-05 deg
peri 42.68753586445959 6.0401e-05 deg
M 46.43273612838308 3.401e-05 deg
tp 2458751.340747272377
(2019-Sep-24.84074727)
0.00018229 TDB
period 1931.769231387477
5.29
9.9142e-06
2.714e-08
d
yr
n .1863576633019633 9.5642e-10 deg/d
Q 3.200358595228249 1.095e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3048  
   data-arc span      39108 days (107.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1913-01-07  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45843  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:35:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87667 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.76242 au 
 T_jup = 3.237 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.0   n/a MPO473772 IRAS observations used: 23
diameter diameter 62.79 km 1.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 23
rotation period rot_per 18.86 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Garceran, A.C.; Aznar, A.; Mansego, E.A.; Rodriguez, P.B.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 92-97.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0398   0.002 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 23
B-V BV 0.763   0.057 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=1.57 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T CGSU   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

738 Alagasta (A913 AF)          Discovered 1913-Jan-07 by Kaiser, F. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A913 AF = 1950 BX1 = A908 CA 
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