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3977 Maxine (1983 LM)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003977
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1656518239307307 8.3631e-09  
a 2.642198095112922 9.966e-09 au
q 2.204513161471164 2.5683e-08 au
i 12.54471410607867 2.8046e-07 deg
node 218.0478672467619 2.0472e-06 deg
peri 74.09462256772152 7.6372e-06 deg
M 261.630888706694 1.0451e-05 deg
tp 2459629.149909724120
(2022-Feb-18.64990972)
4.6653e-05 TDB
period 1568.723814537339
4.29
8.8755e-06
2.43e-08
d
yr
n .2294859022753946 1.2984e-09 deg/d
Q 3.079883028754681 1.1617e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2868  
   data-arc span      15662 days (42.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-05-06  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43925  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 21:20:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22605 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16324 au 
 T_jup = 3.341 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.07   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 3.081 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:
[Franco, L.; Tmoassini, A.; Scardella, M. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 1.]

3977 Maxine (1983 LM)          Discovered 1983-Jun-14 by Shoemaker, C. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1983 LM = 1978 JG1 = 1979 SB9 = 1979 TO 
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