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9121 Stefanovalentini (1998 DJ11)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009121
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .042187979871188 4.912e-08  
a 3.885354911612113 3.3381e-08 au
q 3.7214396368086 1.8352e-07 au
i 4.646548257528704 4.8732e-06 deg
node 326.7970759397037 5.1846e-05 deg
peri 337.5943131846853 7.2118e-05 deg
M 188.3411725598662 5.1904e-05 deg
tp 2460334.353435671222
(2024-Jan-24.85343567)
0.00040813 TDB
period 2797.334946314403
7.66
3.605e-05
9.87e-08
d
yr
n .1286939200735736 1.6585e-09 deg/d
Q 4.049270186415626 3.4789e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2238  
   data-arc span      16067 days (43.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43192  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 03:07:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.70696 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.15919 au 
 T_jup = 3.060 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.3   n/a MPO384838  
rotation period rot_per 11.84 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

9121 Stefanovalentini           Discovered 1998 Feb. 24 by V. S. Casulli at the Colleverde di Guidonia.
Stefano Valentini (b. 1955) is an Italian amateur astronomer and able computer programmer well known for his software WinAstrometry, used at many Italian amateur observatories for the calculation of astrometric positions from CCD images. Since 1993 he has collaborated with the observatory where this discovery was made.
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Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1998 DJ11 = 1976 JO9 = 1978 PB2 = 1978 SA4 = 1986 TU8 
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