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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 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1102047950938874 4.2309e-08  
a 3.163047998466024 1.9767e-08 au
q 2.814464941922945 1.3936e-07 au
i 6.41357380577888 4.6309e-06 deg
node 139.2720031714889 3.8487e-05 deg
peri 340.3847207654685 4.4362e-05 deg
M 354.1332922334885 2.0425e-05 deg
tp 2459033.984903764914
(2020-Jul-03.48490376)
0.00011658 TDB
period 2054.741063493764
5.63
1.9261e-05
5.273e-08
d
yr
n .1752045580808496 1.6423e-09 deg/d
Q 3.511631055009103 2.1945e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1479  
   data-arc span      16935 days (46.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2020-01-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51228  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:58:40  

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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