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3131 Mason-Dixon (1982 BM1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003131
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0424382178621919 6.3036e-08  
a 2.923681306153373 2.4408e-08 AU
q 2.799605481923218 1.8263e-07 AU
i 2.406351187040476 5.5613e-06 deg
node 44.75438252278887 0.00015104 deg
peri 149.7094307349845 0.00016613 deg
M 160.211353577014 7.2611e-05 deg
tp 2456187.886071337376
(2012-Sep-17.38607134)
0.0003682 JED
period 1825.969307337007
5.00
2.2866e-05
6.26e-08
d
yr
n .1971555592711598 2.4689e-09 deg/d
Q 3.047757130383527 2.5444e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1356  
   data-arc span      21923 days (60.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-07-29  
   last obs. used      2014-08-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51686  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:00:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.79947 AU 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.9 mag n/a MPO263374  

3131 Mason-Dixon (1982 BM1)          Discovered 1982-Jan-24 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM) (688)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1982 BM1 = 1962 CK = 1975 XS2 = 1977 DB3 = 1979 OS16 = 1979 QJ6 = A922 DC 
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