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7808 Bagould (1976 GL8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007808
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1565170088633401 3.6455e-08  
a 2.559762245304895 1.0393e-08 au
q 2.159115915268465 9.3296e-08 au
i 6.535039032892101 3.9718e-06 deg
node 272.1128745646731 4.0754e-05 deg
peri 354.3780879052995 4.3522e-05 deg
M 132.6911522818252 1.615e-05 deg
tp 2458049.137359722672
6.6807e-05 TDB
period 1495.88384068186
n .2406603976923124 1.4657e-09 deg/d
Q 2.960408575341324 1.202e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2305  
   data-arc span      15951 days (43.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-04-05  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43379  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 22:31:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14285 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13213 au 
 T_jup = 3.409 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6   n/a MPO350865  
diameter diameter 8.056 km 0.125 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 13.295 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.298   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

7808 Bagould           Discovered 1976 Apr. 5 by M. R. Cesco at the Félix Aguilar Observatory, El Leoncito.
Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1824-1896), founder of the Astronomical Journal (1849) and associated with "Gould's Belt" of bright stars (1879), was the first director of the Córdoba Observatory and initiator of astronomical and meteorological studies in Argentina, including the Uranometria Argentina.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 1976 GL8 = 1976 HR = 1990 XD 
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