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3009 Coventry (1973 SM2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003009
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2055672312378359 5.6533e-08  
a 2.196450973552532 8.7782e-09 au
q 1.744932628369689 1.2532e-07 au
i 4.559044033331336 6.1015e-06 deg
node 8.48544246548423 6.5172e-05 deg
peri 316.5648119425207 6.6185e-05 deg
M 15.20592663254885 1.2738e-05 deg
tp 2457350.278337206173
(2015-Nov-23.77833721)
4.1996e-05 JED
period 1188.996832792643
3.26
7.1278e-06
1.951e-08
d
yr
n .3027762480699415 1.8151e-09 deg/d
Q 2.647969318735375 1.0583e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1250  
   data-arc span      15315 days (41.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-22  
   last obs. used      2015-08-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53347  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-28 15:59:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .734763 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67974 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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