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887 Alinda (A918 AA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2000887
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 426 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5704587918851785 2.6995e-08  
a 2.473668671628027 2.9943e-09 au
q 1.062542629686889 6.7168e-08 au
i 9.393753959382535 3.1329e-06 deg
node 110.4327678842801 2.3282e-05 deg
peri 350.5075829024121 2.3653e-05 deg
M 34.89945746645792 3.5472e-06 deg
tp 2459258.738807008759
(2021-Feb-13.23880701)
1.3804e-05 TDB
period 1421.054454055963
3.89
2.5802e-06
7.064e-09
d
yr
n .2533330084378476 4.5997e-10 deg/d
Q 3.884794713569165 4.7024e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2619  
   data-arc span      37791 days (103.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1918-02-03  
   last obs. used      2021-07-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39792  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-24 05:48:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0821373 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.31504 au 
 T_jup = 3.221 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.87   n/a MPO614063  
magnitude slope G -0.12   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17260) Fit
diameter diameter 4.2 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 28.41 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2020) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.31   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
B-V BV 0.832   0.017 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=7; phase (min.=5.86, mean=26.59, max.=49.37) deg.
U-B UB 0.436   0.045 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=8; phase (min.=5.86, mean=28.68, max.=49.37) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo

887 Alinda (A918 AA)          Discovered 1918-Jan-03 by Wolf, M. at Heidelberg
The Feb. 3 observation given by some authorities is a rediscovery.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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