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3929 Carmelmaria (1981 WG9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003929
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1356937406690407 5.8006e-08  
a 2.380763087007557 1.377e-08 AU
q 2.057708438084729 1.3945e-07 AU
i 2.88898707985584 7.1642e-06 deg
node 153.1582591720864 0.00010087 deg
peri 221.4751519796907 0.00010366 deg
M 331.5475441748792 2.5933e-05 deg
tp 2456906.544940878175
(2014-Sep-06.04494088)
9.7031e-05 JED
period 1341.753378013753
3.67
1.164e-05
3.187e-08
d
yr
n .2683056408867934 2.3277e-09 deg/d
Q 2.703817735930385 1.5638e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1080  
   data-arc span      22448 days (61.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-01-09  
   last obs. used      2014-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .518  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:07:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05799 AU 
 T_jup = 3.524 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 28111)  

3929 Carmelmaria           Discovered 1981 Nov. 16 by P. Jekabsons at the Perth Observatory.
Named in honor of Carmel Maria Borg (nee Materazzo), secretary at the Perth Observatory and administrative assistant to three directors over 17 years. Her devotion to observatory projects, attention to detail and public-relations skills have seen the Perth Observatory through some turbulent times and played a large part in the successful interaction the observatory enjoys with the local community. She has also played a major role in preserving many of the observatory's historical documents and artifacts. Name suggested and citation provided by J. Biggs and P. Birch
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Reference: 19960828/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-09-26

Alternate Designations
 1981 WG9 = 1977 RH8 = 1981 UM15 
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