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3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2003552
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 121 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7132424607048459 3.3616e-08  
a 4.221444819867018 1.4801e-08 AU
q 1.210531128815341 1.4245e-07 AU
i 30.98226129207074 9.8733e-06 deg
node 350.2664821087179 1.6368e-05 deg
peri 317.033505051551 1.7054e-05 deg
M 195.4892505187309 3.1152e-06 deg
tp 2458248.211026640862
(2018-May-09.71102664)
3.2578e-05 JED
period 3168.035956519974
8.67
1.6662e-05
4.562e-08
d
yr
n .1136350738883194 5.9765e-10 deg/d
Q 7.232358510918695 2.5358e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      621  
   data-arc span      10393 days (28.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-09-10  
   last obs. used      2012-02-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56723  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:52:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .302267 AU 
 T_jup = 2.315 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO223184  
diameter diameter 19.0 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 7.7 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Weidenschilling, S.J.; Chapman, C.R.; Davis, D.R.; Greenberg, R.; et al. (1990) Icarus 86, 402-447.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.03   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
Tholen spectral type spec_T D   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B D   n/a Binzel et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294  

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)          Discovered 1983-Sep-26 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald (026)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2013-09-05

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