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3487 Edgeworth (1978 UF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003487
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1741316035252617 2.4237e-08  
a 2.605898330268484 7.7434e-09 au
q 2.152129075395031 6.2805e-08 au
i 12.43187592919114 4.1843e-06 deg
node 194.5980832761713 1.3307e-05 deg
peri 115.3556454922149 1.8572e-05 deg
M 65.49071110642772 1.2403e-05 deg
tp 2458920.980678403807
(2020-Mar-12.48067840)
5.277e-05 TDB
period 1536.507301182034
4.21
6.8485e-06
1.875e-08
d
yr
n .2342976175401524 1.0443e-09 deg/d
Q 3.059667585141937 9.0917e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2659  
   data-arc span      23089 days (63.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-10-30  
   last obs. used      2021-01-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39678  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:10:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17079 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.35486 au 
 T_jup = 3.358 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.63   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 8.256 km 0.189 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.197   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3487 Edgeworth (1978 UF)          Discovered 1978-Oct-28 by Giclas, H. L. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 UF = 1957 UN = 1969 PO = 1982 RN1 = 1987 YO1 
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