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3862 Agekian (1972 KM)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003862
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2482907264150818 1.5139e-08  
a 2.542040825076967 9.7877e-09 au
q 1.910875662041813 4.1218e-08 au
i 8.990253951886253 1.1125e-06 deg
node 106.5915536948348 5.6591e-06 deg
peri 180.2809011430069 7.1867e-06 deg
M 337.3758614040102 7.7639e-06 deg
tp 2459293.534014224294
(2021-Mar-20.03401422)
3.2178e-05 TDB
period 1480.376588865244
4.05
8.5499e-06
2.341e-08
d
yr
n .243181365274056 1.4045e-09 deg/d
Q 3.173205988112121 1.2218e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2505  
   data-arc span      17609 days (48.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-05-18  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42549  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:39:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .892545 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.01085 au 
 T_jup = 3.384 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.03   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.488 km 0.322 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.349   0.026 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

3862 Agekian (1972 KM)          Discovered 1972-May-18 by Smirnova, T. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1972 KM = 1980 KB2 = 1980 KC1 = 1984 KX 
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