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3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2003552
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 121 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7134247488050772 3.3633e-08  
a 4.221982097569581 1.4626e-08 AU
q 1.20991558015147 1.4258e-07 AU
i 31.02981555897365 9.8536e-06 deg
node 350.1991892481175 1.6383e-05 deg
peri 317.0475326798325 1.7038e-05 deg
M 218.4038639764011 3.2162e-06 deg
tp 2458246.798032584256
(2018-May-08.29803258)
3.2565e-05 JED
period 3168.640785900793
8.68
1.6466e-05
4.508e-08
d
yr
n .1136133832531155 5.9039e-10 deg/d
Q 7.234048614987692 2.5061e-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 = .30317 AU 
 T_jup = 2.314 
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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. 2014-Mar-01) 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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