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8601 Ciconia (3155 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008601
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1101669638848287 3.6538e-08  
a 3.162827788046181 1.726e-08 au
q 2.814388653346565 1.1684e-07 au
i 6.413938268306497 4.5103e-06 deg
node 139.2713326348835 3.4952e-05 deg
peri 340.3095435319496 4.1342e-05 deg
M 29.23763952780545 2.0243e-05 deg
tp 2459033.640263997158
(2020-Jul-03.14026400)
0.00011561 TDB
period 2054.526491575907
5.62
1.6818e-05
4.605e-08
d
yr
n .1752228562036526 1.4343e-09 deg/d
Q 3.511266922745798 1.9162e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1706  
   data-arc span      17353 days (47.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49981  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 00:01:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83122 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.56019 au 
 T_jup = 3.185 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.67   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 9.068 km 0.300 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.136   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

8601 Ciconia           Discovered 1973 Sept. 30 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for ciconia ciconia, or white stork.
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Reference: 19990202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 3155 T-2 = 1990 SP24 = 1993 FR8 
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