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944 Hidalgo (A920 UB)
Classification: Centaur          SPK-ID: 2000944
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6607812761847529 4.8485e-08  
a 5.740957654526026 3.468e-08 au
q 1.947440329045693 2.7065e-07 au
i 42.52070388212712 9.1409e-06 deg
node 21.41995633041348 1.2351e-05 deg
peri 56.65085536069964 1.4354e-05 deg
M 13.07782368386697 2.9433e-06 deg
tp 2458417.981067836362
(2018-Oct-26.48106784)
4.0155e-05 TDB
period 5024.292815628552
13.76
4.5526e-05
1.246e-07
d
yr
n .07165187484299979 6.4925e-10 deg/d
Q 9.53447498000636 5.7595e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1287  
   data-arc span      35986 days (98.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1920-10-31  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37686  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:16:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1504 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .328462 au 
 T_jup = 2.069 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.77   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17260)  
diameter diameter 38. km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543 based on assumed dark albedo (0.06)
rotation period rot_per 10.063 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Tedesco, E.F.; Drummond, J.D. (1976) IAUC 3007.]
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
[Durech, J.; Kaasalainen, M.; Marciniak, A.; et al. (2007) Astron. Astrophys. 465, 331-337.]
[Collaborative Asteroid Lightcurve Link (CALL) (2011) http://www.minorplanetobserver.com/DATA/submissions_results.htm]
[Koff, R.A. (2011) http://www.antelopehillsobservatory.org]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.06   n/a DASTCOM value unverified
B-V BV 0.743   0.015 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=5.70, mean=13.30, max.=26.85) deg.
U-B UB 0.260   0.070 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=5.70, mean=13.30, max.=26.85) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T D   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

944 Hidalgo (A920 UB)          Discovered 1920-Oct-31 by Baade, W. at Bergedorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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