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8601 Ciconia (3155 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008601
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1102047961968601 4.2239e-08  
a 3.1630479972189 1.9698e-08 au
q 2.814464937324505 1.3912e-07 au
i 6.413573373730357 4.6195e-06 deg
node 139.2719999738005 3.8352e-05 deg
peri 340.3847234061789 4.4235e-05 deg
M 354.1332931168117 2.0372e-05 deg
tp 2459033.984898703443
(2020-Jul-03.48489870)
0.00011627 TDB
period 2054.741062278552
5.63
1.9194e-05
5.255e-08
d
yr
n .1752045581844689 1.6367e-09 deg/d
Q 3.511631057113295 2.1869e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1510  
   data-arc span      17201 days (47.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2020-10-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51087  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:19:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83137 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.56015 au 
 T_jup = 3.185 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6   n/a MPO337329  
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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