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9468 Brewer (1998 LT2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009468
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1436033253600379 3.5763e-08  
a 2.32106004871332 8.13e-09 au
q 1.987748107357755 8.4979e-08 au
i 10.01087363248923 3.8771e-06 deg
node 197.2798376974848 2.0905e-05 deg
peri 158.9300897045027 2.4896e-05 deg
M 250.2999598864051 1.4802e-05 deg
tp 2458994.079325391471
5.3974e-05 TDB
period 1291.599866273615
n .2787240920352781 1.4644e-09 deg/d
Q 2.654371990068884 9.2975e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1400  
   data-arc span      13873 days (37.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51627  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:04:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .986895 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.81127 au 
 T_jup = 3.544 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO337338  
diameter diameter 6.061 km 1.544 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.076   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

9468 Brewer           Discovered 1998 June 1 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Named in honor of James Brewer, ESO astronomer working on stellar populations and carbon stars. Using intermediate band photometry, he has identified C- and M-type stars in M31 and demonstrated that the ratio of these stars tracks the metallicity gradient in the disk. He is currently working on the globular clusters of the Fornax dwarf spheroidal galaxy. During 1998 he was of great help to the discoverer in obtaining observations with the ESO Schmidt.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1998 LT2 = 1981 SA9 = 1981 UP26 = 1988 UU = 1997 EB31 
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