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977 Philippa (A922 GA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000977
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 87 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02585578555079924 1.9077e-08  
a 3.117115823582569 1.2148e-08 au
q 3.036520345311015 5.6225e-08 au
i 15.17371308244007 9.0669e-07 deg
node 75.73247920080317 2.1569e-06 deg
peri 72.43677771892517 3.9754e-05 deg
M 31.36044484614006 3.8152e-05 deg
tp 2459025.391369988000
(2020-Jun-24.89136999)
0.00021309 TDB
period 2010.147085400129
5.50
1.1751e-05
3.217e-08
d
yr
n .1790913722755469 1.0469e-09 deg/d
Q 3.197711301854123 1.2462e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3046  
   data-arc span      38812 days (106.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1914-12-19  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .36836  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 19:03:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.08531 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.91194 au 
 T_jup = 3.163 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.93   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 19
diameter diameter 65.471 km 0.237 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 15.405 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2004) Minor Planet Bull. 31, 85-88.]
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.051   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.712   0.010 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=3; phase (min.=5.73, mean=6.86, max.=8.77) deg.
U-B UB 0.370   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=8.77 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

977 Philippa (A922 GA)          Discovered 1922-Apr-06 by Jekhovsky, B. at Algiers
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A922 GA = A914 YA = A919 XA 
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