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3353 Jarvis (1981 YC)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003353
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08462805190665044 6.4416e-08  
a 1.862867166265928 8.7413e-09 au
q 1.70521634702398 1.191e-07 au
i 21.80745182431265 7.0975e-06 deg
node 245.6008144226058 1.4615e-05 deg
peri 34.77489122346143 4.1916e-05 deg
M 3.822721564305771 4.304e-05 deg
tp 2457590.638535292245
0.000111 JED
period 928.6910477448439
n .3876423713507243 2.7285e-09 deg/d
Q 2.020517985507876 9.4811e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      997  
   data-arc span      13165 days (36.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-02-20  
   last obs. used      2016-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .44528  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 15:39:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .707836 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.04898 au 
 T_jup = 3.900 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO267721  
diameter diameter 9.72 km 0.5 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 12
rotation period rot_per 202.0 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D.; Harris, A.W.; Pravec, P. (2009) Minor Planet Bul. 36, 176-178.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0744   0.007 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 12

3353 Jarvis (1981 YC)          Discovered 1981-Dec-20 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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