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3608 Kataev (1978 SD1)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003608
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .144988143535093 3.379e-08  
a 3.383483790491717 2.2672e-08 au
q 2.892918757027243 1.2276e-07 au
i 11.02006627017474 4.0869e-06 deg
node 78.59963890084541 1.9046e-05 deg
peri 235.9912701906296 2.4637e-05 deg
M 324.0235845317636 1.7059e-05 deg
tp 2459427.674701670490
(2021-Aug-01.17470167)
0.0001083 TDB
period 2273.236272623725
6.22
2.2849e-05
6.256e-08
d
yr
n .1583645326864748 1.5918e-09 deg/d
Q 3.87404882395619 2.596e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2451  
   data-arc span      19878 days (54.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1966-10-19  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40953  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 21:06:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.89507 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.45044 au 
 T_jup = 3.104 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.46   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 5.022 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

3608 Kataev (1978 SD1)          Discovered 1978-Sep-27 by Chernykh, L. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 SD1 = 1966 UO = 1977 LB1 
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