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79087 Scheidt (1977 UM2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079087
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1971929506402032 3.5991e-08  
a 2.580668279084795 1.1113e-08 au
q 2.071778686508489 9.6301e-08 au
i 12.769679911773 4.7944e-06 deg
node 271.1648025340006 1.8959e-05 deg
peri 101.6844581802892 2.5077e-05 deg
M 108.9620417122299 1.6517e-05 deg
tp 2458542.179340780451
6.7813e-05 TDB
period 1514.246931557989
n .2377419379213143 1.5356e-09 deg/d
Q 3.089557871661102 1.3304e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1350  
   data-arc span      15452 days (42.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-15  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49297  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 18:35:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11749 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54192 au 
 T_jup = 3.363 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO453213  
diameter diameter 3.410 km 0.132 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 6.638 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.381   0.059 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

79087 Scheidt           Discovered 1977 Oct. 17 by F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654), whose birth and death occurred in Halle, which is also the native town of the discoverer, was a famous organist and composer. He greatly influenced sacred vocal music and the Baroque organ style, with his first publication in Germany of his organ works in the modern five-line stave notation.
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Reference: 20050125/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-06-01

Alternate Designations
 1977 UM2 = 1998 XQ33 = 2002 OQ24 
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