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960 Birgit (A921 TG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000960
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1652574066321752 3.0732e-08  
a 2.248649702169348 5.3923e-09 au
q 1.877043683964628 6.8448e-08 au
i 3.02599122234216 3.5483e-06 deg
node 249.1566800118273 6.2481e-05 deg
peri 88.04047447305072 6.3505e-05 deg
M 123.6214191661731 1.3039e-05 deg
tp 2458577.566233939651
(2019-Apr-04.06623394)
4.3853e-05 TDB
period 1231.632485767385
3.37
4.4303e-06
1.213e-08
d
yr
n .2922949858501802 1.0514e-09 deg/d
Q 2.620255720374068 6.2835e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2637  
   data-arc span      35889 days (98.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1921-10-01  
   last obs. used      2020-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4279  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 17:46:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .870673 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.75155 au 
 T_jup = 3.609 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO452171  
diameter diameter 7.506 km 0.110 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.85 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:
[Kryszczynska, A.; Colas, F.; Polinska, M.; Hirsch, R.; et al. (2012) Astron. Astrophys. 546, A72.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.217   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

960 Birgit (A921 TG)          Discovered 1921-Oct-01 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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