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6438 Suarez (1988 BS3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006438
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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 .1864171723114641 5.0078e-08  
a 2.229175292260652 9.8234e-09 AU
q 1.813618737690839 1.1039e-07 AU
i 5.219648218728032 6.0381e-06 deg
node 161.1744818469961 5.9062e-05 deg
peri 91.12404472454016 6.1653e-05 deg
M 287.1430773864051 1.7976e-05 deg
tp 2457246.527175355546
(2015-Aug-12.02717536)
6.1345e-05 JED
period 1215.667364894571
3.33
8.0357e-06
2.2e-08
d
yr
n .2961336385230849 1.9575e-09 deg/d
Q 2.644731846830464 1.1655e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1074  
   data-arc span      15536 days (42.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-07-13  
   last obs. used      2015-01-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50301  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:16:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .810206 AU 
 T_jup = 3.615 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO319165  

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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