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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .14294184923647 7.8017e-08  
a 1.817948330590244 6.7905e-09 AU
q 1.558087434399321 1.3982e-07 AU
i 16.45713227532914 9.0585e-06 deg
node 284.8229751605827 2.261e-05 deg
peri 145.8200341060104 4.2378e-05 deg
M 13.70379780762378 2.9604e-05 deg
tp 2456966.419247785319
(2014-Nov-04.91924779)
7.3665e-05 JED
period 895.3044235999685
2.45
5.0163e-06
1.373e-08
d
yr
n .4020978680664397 2.2529e-09 deg/d
Q 2.077809226781167 7.7612e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      606  
   data-arc span      11738 days (32.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-01-07  
   last obs. used      2015-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .38183  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:24:16  

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 14.3 mag n/a MPO332877  
rotation period rot_per 460. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-May); 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:
[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 0.0136819014973401 0.0136786619810084 0.0136851427686853 7.65074598188403 7.64801050158586 2428369.605692645 0.316650326568436 246.835217485398 18.2199966342569 -56.9969743956803 78764.0491365421 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Apr-07 16:24:19 2015-Apr-07 16:24
2017-Jun-14 10:06 < 00:01 Mars 0.0844766328356738 0.0844759033501035 0.0844773623211837 7.70279091229789 7.70235093133479 2457918.920709108 0.0623780546945614 30.9681439345478 18.7566947458241 7.86252745046953 347579.80095169 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Apr-07 16:24:19 2015-Apr-07 16:24
2073-Oct-27 12:20 < 00:01 Mars 0.0989830222399073 0.0989782326020955 0.0989878118774221 7.88714795818511 7.88678123734961 2478508.013661425 0.217931834392158 207.194103041811 18.3102896266927 -9.05145807297044 122688.710148981 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Apr-07 16:24:19 2015-Apr-07 16:24
2154-Sep-22 22:04 < 00:01 Mars 0.00878171074458838 0.00877941286983971 0.00878401541154277 7.66694220186411 7.6626889083855 2508057.419466016 0.419379505658599 342.092719684328 18.0819154939286 73.98192679102 58318.1016798318 T 10 CATAB v2.0c-linF95 2015-Apr-07 16:24:19 2015-Apr-07 16:24

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