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3200 Phaethon (1983 TB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2003200
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 479 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .8899021496988356 2.0169e-08  
a 1.271205252568107 2.078e-09 au
q .1399569655992972 2.5708e-08 au
i 22.24578584372621 6.473e-06 deg
node 265.2511462986959 9.9537e-06 deg
peri 322.1539236084676 9.3733e-06 deg
M 346.3718397452861 7.9169e-06 deg
tp 2457620.317856344199
(2016-Aug-19.81785634)
1.1556e-05 JED
period 523.5063391218873
1.43
1.2836e-06
3.514e-09
d
yr
n .6876707560100465 1.6862e-09 deg/d
Q 2.402453539536916 3.9272e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3189  
   # delay obs. used      1  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      11782 days (32.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-10-12  
   last obs. used      2016-01-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5021  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 17:59:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0200987 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.73482 au 
 T_jup = 4.511 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO250234  
diameter diameter 5.10 km 0.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
rotation period rot_per 3.604 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Meech, K.J.; Hainaut, O.R.; Buie, M.W. (1996) Abstracts of ACM 1996, 42.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (1998) Icarus 136, 124-153.]
[Krugly, Yu.N.; Bel'skaya, I.N.; Shevchenko, V.G.; et al. (2002) Icarus 158, 294-304.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2004) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Pan, S.K-S.; Abe, S.; Kinos, D. (2012) ACM 2012, #6294.]
[Ansdell, M.; Meech, K.J.; Hainaut, O.; Buie, M.W.; et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 793, A50.]
[Warner, B.D. (2015) Minor Planet Bul. 42, 115-127.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1066   0.011 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 18
Tholen spectral type spec_T F   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B B   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

3200 Phaethon (1983 TB)          Discovered 1983-Oct-11 by IRAS
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2013-09-05

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