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3525 Paul (1983 CX2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003525
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1035156896711586 1.9047e-08  
a 3.082526308643713 1.4705e-08 au
q 2.763436471874969 5.8753e-08 au
i 2.540578143793126 2.1214e-07 deg
node 280.0028520622834 3.1799e-06 deg
peri 188.1875901821815 1.2658e-05 deg
M 36.9918223968516 1.0692e-05 deg
tp 2458997.375718916743
(2020-May-27.87571892)
5.8172e-05 TDB
period 1976.781257367741
5.41
1.4145e-05
3.873e-08
d
yr
n .1821142317382004 1.3031e-09 deg/d
Q 3.401616145412458 1.6227e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2563  
   data-arc span      24670 days (67.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-09-06  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41016  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 21:02:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.7801 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.70988 au 
 T_jup = 3.218 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.34   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 18.547 km 4.224 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
rotation period rot_per 13.4116 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 620, A91.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.057   0.036 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  

3525 Paul (1983 CX2)          Discovered 1983-Feb-15 by Thomas, N. G. 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
 1983 CX2 = 1966 BJ = 1975 TC2 = 1975 VO 
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