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7852 Itsukushima (7604 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007852
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0555855311271515 3.3828e-08  
a 2.417574848674433 8.2487e-09 au
q 2.283192666671221 7.9507e-08 au
i 4.006871585956296 3.842e-06 deg
node 83.92263796209504 5.6249e-05 deg
peri 56.39074247766563 6.8836e-05 deg
M 79.46695986165214 3.9387e-05 deg
tp 2458297.423392003782
0.00014995 TDB
period 1372.992990654093
n .2622009015708786 1.3419e-09 deg/d
Q 2.551957030677644 8.7072e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2102  
   data-arc span      23504 days (64.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-16  
   last obs. used      2019-08-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48594  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 00:59:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.29968 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44685 au 
 T_jup = 3.510 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO337322  
diameter diameter 5.520 km 0.343 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.160   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

7852 Itsukushima           Discovered 1960 Oct. 17 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for Itsukushima Island near Hiroshima City. Known as "one of the Scenic Trio of Japan", the island is also called "Miyajima", which means "Shrine Island". The origin of the shrine is not known, but it goes back at least to the sixth century; in the twelfth century its building complex was much enlarged. The shrine and its giant torii gate stand in the sea at high tide. In 1996 the shrine was assigned "World Heritage" recognition by UNESCO. Name proposed by Takeshi Sato.
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Reference: 19980808/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 7604 P-L = 1985 GD 
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