Asteroids with Satellites Database--Johnston's Archive

(5899) Jedicke

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 21 September 2014

--Orbital and physical data--

(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)

dynamical type, primary: main belt asteroid, Hungaria

orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL] :
semimajor axis a: 1.928720407 AU
orbital period P: 2.678626220 yr
(= 978.3682267 d)
eccentricity e: 0.116660149
perihelion distance q: 1.70371560 AU
aphelion distance Q: 2.153725217 AU
inclination i: 24.011892°
argument of perihelion ω: 263.594409°
ascending node Ω: 125.357168°
mean anomaly M: 292.964077°
perihelion passage TP: 2014 Nov 21.1828
Epoch: 2014 May 23
data arc: 1978-2013 (618 obs.)
Earth MOID: 0.814961 AU
Jupiter Tisserand invariant TJ: 3.803

orbital data, secondary:
semimajor axis as: 4.4 km [*E]
separation/primary radius as/rp:3.5 [*E]
separation/Hill radius as/rH:0.013 [*E]
orbital period Ps: 0.6958 ± 0.004 d [W10b]
eccentricity es: ?
normalized ang. mom. αL: ?

other data, system (combined):
absolute mag. H: 14 [MPC]
slope parameter G: (0.15) [*A]
effective diameter dE: 2.67 ± 0.17 km [M11b]
geometric albedo: 0.621 ± 0.182 [M11b]
color index U-B: ?
color index B-V: ?
taxonomic type: ?
mass m: ?
density ρ: (1.6 g/cm3) [*A]
Hill radius rH: 340 km [*E]

other data, primary:
diameter dp: 2.54 ± 0.16 km [*D]
rotation period RPp: 2.748 ± 0.001 h [W13a]
amplitude in mag., rotational ΔM: 0.04 [W10b]
pole direction Β, λ: ? , ?

other data, secondary:
diameter ds: 0.81 km [*D]
diameter ratio ds/dp: >0.32 [W10b]
component mag. difference ΔM: <2.5 [*D]
rotation period RPs: ?

-- (5899) Jedicke --discovery and notes:

Primary discovered 1986 Jan 09 from Palomar Observatory, California, USA by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker. Alternate designation(s): 1986 AH, 1978 EW3, 1986 AR1. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1978 Mar 06. Permanent number assigned 1994 Jun 23.

Named 1995 Jul 12 for Peter Jedicke, Robert Jedicke, and June Zehr [MPC25444].

Companion discovered 2010 Feb 02 by B. D. Warner, A. W. Harris, P. Pravec, and J. Pollock using lightcurve observations from Palmer Divide Observatory, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA; Space Science Institute, La Canada, California, USA; Ondrejov Observatory, Czech Republic; Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA. Announced 2010 Feb 25 [W10b].

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