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3009 Coventry (1973 SM2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003009
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .205195499570442 6.5191e-08  
a 2.196613437766528 6.4568e-09 AU
q 1.74587824604088 1.4294e-07 AU
i 4.558325689925111 7.0581e-06 deg
node 8.491836101947115 6.7824e-05 deg
peri 316.5692815264912 6.8873e-05 deg
M 193.5018051682643 1.4089e-05 deg
tp 2457350.466086230313
(2015-Nov-23.96608623)
4.7371e-05 JED
period 1189.128754476891
3.26
5.2431e-06
1.435e-08
d
yr
n .3027426581391243 1.3348e-09 deg/d
Q 2.647348629492177 7.7818e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1174  
   data-arc span      14796 days (40.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-22  
   last obs. used      2014-03-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56794  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:42:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .736564 AU 
 T_jup = 3.637 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO253382  
diameter diameter 6.08 km 0.6 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
geometric albedo albedo 0.1096   0.024 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2

3009 Coventry (1973 SM2)          Discovered 1973-Sep-22 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 SM2 = 1979 JB = 1982 FV3 
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