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7960 Condorcet (1994 PW16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007960
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07367579464819909 4.5337e-08  
a 2.184822102632901 6.7665e-09 au
q 2.023853598056473 1.0004e-07 au
i 3.243937821129875 3.1923e-06 deg
node 293.8942311994493 8.5392e-05 deg
peri 296.4652413932704 8.8842e-05 deg
M 91.07592114031551 2.4949e-05 deg
tp 2458702.082959172534
(2019-Aug-06.58295917)
8.1714e-05 TDB
period 1179.566820217784
3.23
5.4798e-06
1.5e-08
d
yr
n .3051967839630594 1.4178e-09 deg/d
Q 2.345790607209329 7.265e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2306  
   data-arc span      10528 days (28.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45903  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 23:55:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01545 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.64365 au 
 T_jup = 3.672 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456763.5 (2014-Apr-16.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07370546155798495 4.5299e-08  
q 2.023614887130315 9.9866e-08 au
tp 2456343.400904386006
(2013-Feb-19.90090439)
8.2408e-05 TDB
node 293.9496956165173 8.5368e-05 deg
peri 296.622049920518 8.8822e-05 deg
i 3.24475111304889 3.1927e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2306  
   data-arc span      10528 days (28.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45903  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 23:55:17  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.64365 au 
 T_jup = 3.672 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.051955259310036E-15 -4.515142625443921E-15 -1.341333775169638E-12 1.891539801325347E-14 -3.976659687006835E-13 -6.014207122698614E-16
q -4.515142625443921E-15 9.973202644893413E-15 2.865194592263097E-12 -4.088160424980827E-14 8.515455501563773E-13 1.386559799121496E-15
tp -1.341333775169638E-12 2.865194592263097E-12 6.791082250907524E-9 -2.201053835032937E-11 2.049405173252588E-9 1.380022840030364E-12
node 1.891539801325347E-14 -4.088160424980827E-14 -2.201053835032937E-11 7.287640538034987E-9 -7.281778012020698E-9 -2.242979486177073E-11
peri -3.976659687006835E-13 8.515455501563773E-13 2.049405173252588E-9 -7.281778012020698E-9 7.889385447407341E-9 2.280907674944081E-11
i -6.014207122698614E-16 1.386559799121496E-15 1.380022840030364E-12 -2.242979486177073E-11 2.280907674944081E-11 1.01931451322883E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO473876  
diameter diameter 4.154 km 0.163 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.309   0.021 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

7960 Condorcet (1994 PW16)          Discovered 1994-Aug-10 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1994 PW16 = 1991 TP2 = 1993 DM1 
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