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3744 Horn-d'Arturo (1983 VE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003744
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2777191192678402 6.7572e-08  
a 2.628023328294838 1.4717e-08 AU
q 1.898171004145458 1.7307e-07 AU
i 3.753709626022735 6.9005e-06 deg
node 228.1116557874675 9.4408e-05 deg
peri 185.8702586874366 9.5098e-05 deg
M 99.43572468752158 1.2713e-05 deg
tp 2456570.684380835388
(2013-Oct-05.18438084)
5.3446e-05 JED
period 1556.117013130979
4.26
1.3072e-05
3.579e-08
d
yr
n .2313450704299309 1.9434e-09 deg/d
Q 3.357875652444218 1.8805e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1129  
   data-arc span      21944 days (60.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-20  
   last obs. used      2015-05-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48345  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 15:44:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .909214 AU 
 T_jup = 3.342 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO298987  
diameter diameter 15.75 km 0.5 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 16
rotation period rot_per 7.13 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); 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:
[Carbognani, A. (2014). Minor Planet Bul. 41, 265-270.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0540   0.003 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 16
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

3744 Horn-d'Arturo (1983 VE)          Discovered 1983-Nov-05 by Osservatorio San Vittore at Bologna
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1983 VE = 1966 VQ = 1979 YF8 
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