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8755 Querquedula (4586 P-L)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008755
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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 .1410325544307401 3.6051e-08  
a 3.219137845307781 1.6842e-08 au
q 2.765134611919356 1.1817e-07 au
i 1.385502447380467 3.6479e-06 deg
node 65.44790426352026 0.00018667 deg
peri 335.1239479368832 0.00018724 deg
M 64.45885247563888 1.5347e-05 deg
tp 2458622.764452721160
(2019-May-19.26445272)
8.893e-05 TDB
period 2109.637261565827
5.78
1.6555e-05
4.533e-08
d
yr
n .1706454500774217 1.3391e-09 deg/d
Q 3.673141078696205 1.9217e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2048  
   data-arc span      21680 days (59.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50741  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:02:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77339 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73459 au 
 T_jup = 3.173 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1   n/a MPO458916  
diameter diameter 11.560 km 0.333 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.080   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

8755 Querquedula           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named for anas querquedula, or garganey.
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Reference: 19990202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 4586 P-L = 1992 ET28 
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