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85168 Albertacentenary (1989 RC6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085168
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .260896401694891 6.4648e-08  
a 3.175566900806182 3.8943e-08 au
q 2.347072923044452 2.1476e-07 au
i 20.61005089815186 8.922e-06 deg
node 277.4157548402453 2.1414e-05 deg
peri 87.06935276148685 2.8296e-05 deg
M 178.9119750760791 1.9798e-05 deg
tp 2458173.271083961673
(2018-Feb-23.77108396)
0.00010232 TDB
period 2066.951692957087
5.66
3.8022e-05
1.041e-07
d
yr
n .1741695276317588 3.2039e-09 deg/d
Q 4.004060878567912 4.9104e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      263  
   data-arc span      13401 days (36.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-08-11  
   last obs. used      2020-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58335  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 14:11:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.45009 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.00924 au 
 T_jup = 3.050 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.08   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.748 km 0.663 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.047   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

85168 Albertacentenary           Discovered 1989 Sept. 2 by A. Lowe at Palomar.
The Canadian province of Alberta celebrates its centennial in 2005. Alberta was named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria.
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Reference: 20050407/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-15

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