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29401 Asterix (1996 TE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2029401
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08970597686430716 5.0161e-08  
a 2.827513684337513 1.114e-08 au
q 2.573868807186821 1.3872e-07 au
i 2.880835965369081 4.5203e-06 deg
node 55.29685729498146 7.3937e-05 deg
peri 313.3668336791045 7.7383e-05 deg
M 33.93337902016532 2.0248e-05 deg
tp 2459036.807000297275
(2020-Jul-06.30700030)
9.7836e-05 TDB
period 1736.622806056579
4.75
1.0263e-05
2.81e-08
d
yr
n .2072989014911458 1.2251e-09 deg/d
Q 3.081158561488206 1.2139e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1637  
   data-arc span      10777 days (29.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-04  
   last obs. used      2021-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51212  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 06:11:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57252 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37086 au 
 T_jup = 3.307 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.38   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 3.453 km 0.925 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.339   0.225 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

29401 Asterix           Discovered 1996 Oct. 1 by M. Tichy and Z. Moravec at Klet.
Asterix is the hero of the cartoon series Les aventures d´Asterix by Uderzo and Goscinny. A shrewd, cunning little warrior, he is entrusted with all perilous missions. Asterix gets his superhuman strength from the magic potion brewed by the druids.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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