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6141 Durda (1992 YC3)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006141
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1429418462728622 7.835e-08  
a 1.817948330897825 6.8262e-09 AU
q 1.558087440050621 1.4049e-07 AU
i 16.45713243774215 9.0922e-06 deg
node 284.8229753693417 2.338e-05 deg
peri 145.820034317764 4.289e-05 deg
M 13.70379680646528 2.9693e-05 deg
tp 2456966.419250266508
(2014-Nov-04.91925027)
7.3884e-05 JED
period 895.3044238271847
2.45
5.0426e-06
1.381e-08
d
yr
n .4020978679643927 2.2647e-09 deg/d
Q 2.077809221745028 7.8019e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      519  
   data-arc span      11681 days (31.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-01-07  
   last obs. used      2014-12-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .41139  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:15:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .592019 AU 
 T_jup = 3.984 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO319161  
rotation period rot_per 460. 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:
[Warner, B.D. (2010) Minor Planet Bul. 37, 57-64.]

6141 Durda           Discovered 1992 Dec. 26 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Named in honor of Daniel D. Durda, who has studied the generation and evolution of dust from and the size distribution of minor planets. As a member of the Galileo imaging team, he has carried out fragmentation studies of minor planets and a detailed analysis of the formation of their satellites---in particular, of (243) Ida's moon Dactyl. An avid pilot, he is also a noted astronomical artist whose paintings are inspired by his scientific work.
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Reference: 19980808/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (AU) Minimum Distance (AU) Maximum Distance (AU) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1936-Jul-20 02:32 < 00:01 Mars 0.0136819576661886 0.013678709572561 0.013685207527692 7.65074609441607 7.64801062539019 2428369.605680947 0.318004516488474 247.666054430106 18.2854439956576 -57.0242524031452 78506.6286026183 T 7 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Jan-08 00:15:32 2015-Jan-08 00:15
2017-Jun-14 10:06 < 00:01 Mars 0.0844766609222753 0.0844759060237921 0.0844774158207082 7.70279099996274 7.70235101915092 2457918.920712939 0.0644451066935533 32.0871185343533 18.87138222433 8.52651682897992 336961.003107224 T 7 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Jan-08 00:15:32 2015-Jan-08 00:15
2073-Oct-27 12:20 < 00:01 Mars 0.0989829339112717 0.0989781083294548 0.0989877594926937 7.88714765670089 7.88678093552411 2478508.013671782 0.220044106468897 208.718849434977 18.3925060471862 -9.00038698048907 121539.149163342 T 7 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Jan-08 00:15:32 2015-Jan-08 00:15
2154-Sep-22 22:04 < 00:01 Mars 0.00878173775963831 0.00877943194921804 0.00878405043041132 7.6669421304935 7.66268885006321 2508057.419479047 0.421716700889808 343.767724694188 18.1518312374311 74.0057290861742 58100.5669404319 T 7 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Jan-08 00:15:32 2015-Jan-08 00:15

Alternate Designations
 1992 YC3 = 1983 AZ2 = 1988 AJ = 1989 PL 
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