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3779 Kieffer (1985 JV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003779
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1112555677582688 8.102e-08  
a 2.635503595007168 2.2286e-08 AU
q 2.342289146215687 2.2147e-07 AU
i 13.90218310643337 9.1234e-06 deg
node 59.27218675266622 3.4401e-05 deg
peri 71.25909903754611 5.9403e-05 deg
M 51.92928291124629 4.4318e-05 deg
tp 2456775.074173301436
(2014-Apr-27.57417330)
0.0001923 JED
period 1562.765612423039
4.28
1.9822e-05
5.427e-08
d
yr
n .2303608405113463 2.9219e-09 deg/d
Q 2.928718043798649 2.4765e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      933  
   data-arc span      27106 days (74.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1940-11-29  
   last obs. used      2015-02-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49302  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 13:49:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.39946 AU 
 T_jup = 3.347 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.4 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 28110)  
rotation period rot_per 2.848 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-Feb); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ditteon, R.; Tollefson, E.R.; Gross, J. (2002) Minor Planet Bul. 29, 72.]

3779 Kieffer (1985 JV1)          Discovered 1985-May-13 by Shoemaker, C. and Shoemaker, E. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1985 JV1 = 1940 WD = 1959 GK = 1978 TH = 1987 WW5 
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