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6438 Suarez (1988 BS3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006438
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1866993617741507 5.4622e-08  
a 2.229646630407351 1.0642e-08 AU
q 1.813373027528413 1.1936e-07 AU
i 5.21702383420932 6.042e-06 deg
node 161.1947766912846 6.2129e-05 deg
peri 91.00847947065934 6.4673e-05 deg
M 228.0680154114175 1.8634e-05 deg
tp 2457246.156329771376
(2015-Aug-11.65632977)
6.446e-05 JED
period 1216.052947418331
3.33
8.7061e-06
2.384e-08
d
yr
n .2960397413322147 2.1194e-09 deg/d
Q 2.64592023328629 1.2629e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1033  
   data-arc span      15230 days (41.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-07-13  
   last obs. used      2014-03-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50467  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:34:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .808328 AU 
 T_jup = 3.615 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO247425  

6438 Suárez           Discovered 1988 Jan. 18 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Buenaventura Suárez (1678-1750), a Jesuit and pioneer native astronomer of the Rio de la Plata, established the first observatory of the region in San Cosme y Damian, where he made observations in particular of eclipses of Jupiter's satellites. His Lunario de un Siglo included computations of eclipses and lunar phases.
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Reference: 20070926/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-09-30

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Alternate Designations
 1988 BS3 = 1972 NH = 1975 ET5 = 1978 ER = 1989 RD5 
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