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3562 Ignatius (1984 AZ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003562
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1540732758122381 1.5364e-08  
a 2.339029583503915 5.8646e-09 au
q 1.978647633351732 3.6869e-08 au
i 5.725515239966256 7.5449e-07 deg
node 92.87044375682055 1.9454e-06 deg
peri 60.69203231278824 4.8599e-06 deg
M 86.99596436510009 4.7468e-06 deg
tp 2458884.746186188758
(2020-Feb-05.24618619)
1.692e-05 TDB
period 1306.628115472083
3.58
4.9141e-06
1.345e-08
d
yr
n .2755183328271888 1.0362e-09 deg/d
Q 2.699411533656098 6.7682e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3056  
   data-arc span      40746 days (111.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1909-01-27  
   last obs. used      2020-08-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40111  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:15:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .996511 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30622 au 
 T_jup = 3.543 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.36   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 2.832 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Falese, J.; Odden, C.; Prakash, P. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 3.]
[Stephens, R.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 252-255.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 66-71.]
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]

3562 Ignatius (1984 AZ)          Discovered 1984-Jan-08 by Wagner, J. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1984 AZ = 1952 BM2 = 1952 DZ1 = 1965 YF = 1978 NC5 = A909 BM 
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