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3266 Bernardus (1978 PA)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003266
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1104089221252957 6.0229e-08  
a 1.90823895763005 9.1111e-09 AU
q 1.697552351160618 1.1695e-07 AU
i 26.37809478993165 8.441e-06 deg
node 110.6600993379158 1.4368e-05 deg
peri 255.8997479744544 4.5218e-05 deg
M 252.6606903196624 4.8042e-05 deg
tp 2457287.580610377173
(2015-Sep-22.08061038)
0.00012951 JED
period 962.8254554977241
2.64
6.8956e-06
1.888e-08
d
yr
n .3738995452856003 2.6778e-09 deg/d
Q 2.118925564099481 1.0117e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      841  
   data-arc span      13099 days (35.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-08-11  
   last obs. used      2014-06-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .42732  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:01:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .788471 AU 
 T_jup = 3.805 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO279549  
rotation period rot_per 10.757 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-Feb); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2009) Minor Planet Bul. 36, 172-176.]
[Warner, B.D. (2011) Minor Planet Bul. 38, 142-149.]
[Warner, B.D. (2012) Minor Planet Bul. 39, 245-252.]
[Warner, B.D. (2014) Minor Planet Bul. 41, 144-155.]

3266 Bernardus (1978 PA)          Discovered 1978-Aug-11 by Schuster, H.-E. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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