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3009 Coventry (1973 SM2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003009
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2054549478670684 6.4237e-08  
a 2.196140151836369 9.1955e-09 AU
q 1.744932291432052 1.4108e-07 AU
i 4.559100568184472 6.7579e-06 deg
node 8.48817647048981 6.7932e-05 deg
peri 316.5977299964795 6.8879e-05 deg
M 254.044489595744 1.2994e-05 deg
tp 2457350.372293776374
(2015-Nov-23.87229378)
4.3507e-05 JED
period 1188.744457734548
3.25
7.4661e-06
2.044e-08
d
yr
n .3028405286415137 1.902e-09 deg/d
Q 2.647348012240685 1.1085e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1196  
   data-arc span      14882 days (40.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-22  
   last obs. used      2014-06-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53221  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 13:59:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .737456 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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