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6438 Suarez (1988 BS3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006438
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1864350569624303 4.4509e-08  
a 2.228937311192921 7.6376e-09 au
q 1.813385256614983 1.0031e-07 au
i 5.220139747369926 5.3883e-06 deg
node 161.1741110662356 5.3228e-05 deg
peri 91.19400715773476 5.5907e-05 deg
M 45.55548926746975 1.5072e-05 deg
tp 2457246.690407116192
(2015-Aug-12.19040712)
5.0818e-05 JED
period 1215.472697770153
3.33
6.2473e-06
1.71e-08
d
yr
n .2961810665598976 1.5223e-09 deg/d
Q 2.644489365770859 9.0615e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1295  
   data-arc span      15754 days (43.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-07-13  
   last obs. used      2015-08-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47732  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-28 16:10:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .807275 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40463 au 
 T_jup = 3.615 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO337308  
rotation period rot_per 2.9416 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Hanowell, J.; Hendrickx, S.; Madden K.; Montgomery, S. (2015) Minor Planet Bul. 42, 251-252.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2015) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]

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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