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3578 Carestia (1977 CC)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003578
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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 .204503944064299 2.8863e-08  
a 3.214060417118191 1.6871e-08 au
q 2.556772385356575 9.332e-08 au
i 21.32373536439167 8.8754e-07 deg
node 284.5484662341541 2.2338e-06 deg
peri 47.99592099817084 3.7843e-06 deg
M 65.84832919831314 5.0321e-06 deg
tp 2458815.534562132716
(2019-Nov-28.03456213)
2.7178e-05 TDB
period 2104.648049836508
5.76
1.6571e-05
4.537e-08
d
yr
n .1710499767540541 1.3468e-09 deg/d
Q 3.871348448879808 2.0321e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2705  
   data-arc span      29813 days (81.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1939-08-09  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .35308  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 21:04:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58903 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.59945 au 
 T_jup = 3.052 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.42   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 42.882 km 0.066 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.93 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2008) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.039   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3578 Carestia (1977 CC)          Discovered 1977-Feb-11 by Felix Aguilar Observatory at El Leoncito
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1977 CC = 1939 PL = 1950 LG = 1985 RY 
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