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3899 Wichterle (1982 SN1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003899
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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 .1761632640178491 3.9128e-08  
a 3.190078960825267 1.6155e-08 au
q 2.628104238611619 1.2473e-07 au
i 2.818079301761273 3.9443e-06 deg
node 82.03296986463471 7.5896e-05 deg
peri 325.7818228030604 7.6631e-05 deg
M 234.9051331877145 1.3408e-05 deg
tp 2459923.665275747984
(2022-Dec-10.16527575)
8.1278e-05 TDB
period 2081.136547832405
5.70
1.5809e-05
4.328e-08
d
yr
n .1729824025122022 1.314e-09 deg/d
Q 3.752053683038914 1.9001e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2779  
   data-arc span      26461 days (72.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-10-10  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43918  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 21:17:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.63789 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.63887 au 
 T_jup = 3.171 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.56   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 21.174 km 0.367 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.8572 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Owings, L.E. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 8-10.]
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.094   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3899 Wichterle (1982 SN1)          Discovered 1982-Sep-17 by Mahrova, M. at Klet
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1982 SN1 = 1948 TF2 = 1949 YG = 1949 YW = 1951 GL1 = 1953 RX = 1954 YN = 1965 SQ = 1976 SZ = 1984 CB = 1985 FQ = 1987 OF1 
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