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8279 Cuzco (1991 PN7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008279
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03155164263505066 3.1611e-08  
a 2.828685834747495 1.0266e-08 au
q 2.739436150162712 9.2925e-08 au
i 2.805419025169454 3.8839e-06 deg
node 53.87142943069761 7.7892e-05 deg
peri 21.69121251916249 0.00010578 deg
M 310.4404388803555 7.1565e-05 deg
tp 2459439.721633360926
(2021-Aug-13.22163336)
0.00034554 TDB
period 1737.702797690775
4.76
9.4596e-06
2.59e-08
d
yr
n .2071700641090077 1.1278e-09 deg/d
Q 2.917935519332278 1.059e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2157  
   data-arc span      25575 days (70.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-02-04  
   last obs. used      2021-02-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48985  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 20:29:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.75391 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15388 au 
 T_jup = 3.312 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.42   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 5.519 km 0.527 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.278   0.065 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

8279 Cuzco           Discovered 1991 Aug. 6 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Cuzco was the capital of the Inca empire. In Nov. 1533 the city was occupied by Pizarro. Severely damaged by an earthquake in 1650, Cuzco suffered again from an earthquake in May 1950, causing almost complete destruction of all churches and buildings from the colonial era.
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Reference: 20021120/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1991 PN7 = 1987 UT6 = 1991 RT12 = 1994 DT 
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