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784 Pickeringia (A914 FC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000784
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2423295643166862 3.2518e-08  
a 3.095632320059075 1.237e-08 au
q 2.345469088654507 1.0075e-07 au
i 12.28367562047984 4.3938e-06 deg
node 14.91746779958776 1.7564e-05 deg
peri 238.0127368420509 1.9693e-05 deg
M 97.35388742488253 1.0373e-05 deg
tp 2458462.511140565473
(2018-Dec-10.01114057)
5.6059e-05 TDB
period 1989.401702586027
5.45
1.1924e-05
3.265e-08
d
yr
n .1809589282707637 1.0846e-09 deg/d
Q 3.845795551463644 1.5367e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3229  
   data-arc span      38930 days (106.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1914-03-29  
   last obs. used      2020-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43284  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:25:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.35927 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.38826 au 
 T_jup = 3.143 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.3   n/a MPO452168  
diameter diameter 75.596 km 0.311 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 13.144 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:
[Hainaut-Rouelle, M.-C.; Hainaut, O.R.; Detal, A. (1995) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 112, 125-142.]
[Behrend, R. (2004) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2011) Astron. Astrophys. 530, A134.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
[Mas, V.; Fornas, G.; Lozano, J.; Rodrigo, O.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 76-82.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.086   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

784 Pickeringia (A914 FC)          Discovered 1914-Mar-20 by Metcalf, J. H. at Winchester
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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