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3820 Sauval (1984 DV)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003820
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 44 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .111628826567045 2.1706e-08  
a 3.005868463841075 1.4535e-08 au
q 2.67032689440761 6.635e-08 au
i 9.57481945002543 3.9814e-07 deg
node 320.3664478505659 1.6718e-06 deg
peri 76.83988409896057 6.105e-06 deg
M 114.5244594513407 8.5873e-06 deg
tp 2458594.951218231634
4.296e-05 TDB
period 1903.50220800854
n .1891250761282988 1.3718e-09 deg/d
Q 3.341410033274541 1.6158e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2460  
   data-arc span      32973 days (90.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-12-13  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43893  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 21:13:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.69621 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1132 au 
 T_jup = 3.221 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.41   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 12.649 km 0.171 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.270 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.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.192   0.048 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

3820 Sauval           Discovered 1984 Feb. 25 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Henri Sauval (1623-1676) was a French legal expert at the High judicial Court of Paris in the age of the Sun King, Louis XIV, and also a scrupulous historian and author of Histoire et recherches des antiquités de la ville de Paris (1724). The name was suggested by A. J. Sauval.
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Reference: 20010509/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1984 DV = 1979 FN1 = 1982 UR8 = 1982 VP9 
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