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3687 Dzus (A908 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003687
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2003854302362194 2.766e-08  
a 2.728336407828699 1.033e-08 au
q 2.181617542916804 7.8719e-08 au
i 15.78917667159977 7.6491e-07 deg
node 224.8529597980384 2.9627e-06 deg
peri 113.4313514191194 5.301e-06 deg
M 347.3269433055868 3.3355e-06 deg
tp 2459258.446095986648
(2021-Feb-12.94609599)
1.5385e-05 TDB
period 1646.05864695528
4.51
9.3485e-06
2.559e-08
d
yr
n .2187042367329337 1.2421e-09 deg/d
Q 3.275055272740595 1.24e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2425  
   data-arc span      40976 days (112.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1908-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-12-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40837  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:25:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22703 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40872 au 
 T_jup = 3.272 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.57   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 30.932 km 0.250 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 58.12 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Skiff, B.A. (2016) Posting on CALL web site. http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.046   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

3687 Dzus (A908 TC)          Discovered 1908-Oct-07 by Kopff, A. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A908 TC = 1952 HM3 = 1970 GD2 = 1980 TO8 = 1980 TX = 1984 NC 
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