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3973 Ogilvie (1981 UC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003973
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .208428515648825 2.7513e-08  
a 2.358315911409201 5.4521e-09 au
q 1.866775626563175 6.555e-08 au
i 1.848291617324468 2.8929e-06 deg
node 70.97941567622856 0.00010135 deg
peri 244.9924054533319 0.00010161 deg
M 345.5778433127324 7.8249e-06 deg
tp 2459253.494293590735
2.8816e-05 TDB
period 1322.82196805609
n .2721454652957013 9.4374e-10 deg/d
Q 2.849856196255226 6.5884e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3131  
   data-arc span      22291 days (61.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1959-09-05  
   last obs. used      2020-09-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40497  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:47:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .852108 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44488 au 
 T_jup = 3.523 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.05   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.204 km 0.073 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 21.211 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 0.251   0.044 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

3973 Ogilvie           Discovered 1981 Oct. 30 by L. G. Taff at Socorro.
Professor of metallurgy at MIT and a researcher at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Robert E. Ogilvie (b. 1923) is known for his work in crystallography. Using homegrown woodruff, he also produces the essential ingredient for the annual May Wine Festival of the Harvard-Smithsonian Meteorite Discussion Group.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1928-Nov-01 13:54 00:03 Europ 0.0326031051919177 0.0325991483976802 0.0326070619913525 3.57451216228963 3.57451207108939 2425552.079405843 2.98943512044717 198.206334158429 23.4908633980483 -5.99519060371424 32667.3062073191 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 15:47:49 2021-Apr-12 15:47

Alternate Designations
 1981 UC1 = 1948 NA = 1959 RB = 1970 QK1 = 1974 VH1 = 1981 SN5 
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