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8435 Anser (6643 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008435
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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 .1683970315238368 4.0245e-08  
a 2.220114890105699 7.2512e-09 au
q 1.84625413297003 8.928e-08 au
i 4.792654825282468 5.1873e-06 deg
node 31.19790288408371 4.6739e-05 deg
peri 19.18980136006235 4.8879e-05 deg
M 338.312532393526 1.6446e-05 deg
tp 2459073.289367223563
(2020-Aug-11.78936722)
5.5362e-05 TDB
period 1208.263347107456
3.31
5.9195e-06
1.621e-08
d
yr
n .2979482915391158 1.4597e-09 deg/d
Q 2.593975647241368 8.4722e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1420  
   data-arc span      21490 days (58.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-26  
   last obs. used      2019-07-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53152  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:54:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .857304 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.77536 au 
 T_jup = 3.627 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO337327  
diameter diameter 2.944 km 0.471 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.295   0.115 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  

8435 Anser           Discovered 1960 Sept. 26 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for Anser anser, or greylag goose.
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Reference: 19990202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 6643 P-L = 1990 VA1 
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