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3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2003552
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 263 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7089406223419243 2.7237e-08  
a 4.26061970587191 2.0483e-08 au
q 1.240093320028811 1.1653e-07 au
i 31.08439784174987 5.3214e-06 deg
node 349.9647679841442 9.371e-06 deg
peri 316.4979498405312 9.2534e-06 deg
M 84.53233235564851 3.8979e-06 deg
tp 2458246.228087963053
(2018-May-07.72808796)
3.0847e-05 TDB
period 3212.237031280218
8.79
2.3165e-05
6.342e-08
d
yr
n .1120714307488461 8.0819e-10 deg/d
Q 7.281146091715008 3.5005e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1322  
   data-arc span      13645 days (37.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-09-10  
   last obs. used      2021-01-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46314  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jan-25 05:31:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .334156 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .440196 au 
 T_jup = 2.314 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457558.5 (2016-Jun-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 263 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7105071966911424 2.689e-08  
q 1.229639180913685 1.1473e-07 au
tp 2458245.420345180041
(2018-May-06.92034518)
3.0786e-05 TDB
node 350.0205811378411 9.3476e-06 deg
peri 316.6890905938926 9.2134e-06 deg
i 31.20145100705088 5.337e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1322  
   data-arc span      13645 days (37.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-09-10  
   last obs. used      2021-01-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46314  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jan-25 05:31:27  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .440196 au 
 T_jup = 2.314 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 7.230547751481925E-16 -3.081500295341978E-15 2.787472824524799E-13 1.371168414304749E-14 8.088259914662879E-15 -1.601728533519178E-15
q -3.081500295341978E-15 1.316310016199635E-14 -1.076204596060986E-12 -6.71765060545957E-14 -9.646680556588027E-15 2.985617208357874E-15
tp 2.787472824524799E-13 -1.076204596060986E-12 9.477517703567884E-10 1.228517220025752E-11 8.658262177150459E-11 -4.645456308788258E-12
node 1.371168414304749E-14 -6.71765060545957E-14 1.228517220025752E-11 8.737744674419002E-11 -7.270434912545422E-11 -2.976974962792026E-12
peri 8.088259914662879E-15 -9.646680556588027E-15 8.658262177150459E-11 -7.270434912545422E-11 8.488589004993778E-11 2.057151742383569E-12
i -1.601728533519178E-15 2.985617208357874E-15 -4.645456308788258E-12 -2.976974962792026E-12 2.057151742383569E-12 2.848335254561364E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO452213  
diameter diameter 19.0 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 6.665 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Skiff, B.A. (2009) Posting on CALL web site: http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Skiff, B.A. (2018) Posting on CALL web site: http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Benishek, V. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 87-90.]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46, 458-503.]
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 27-40.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.03   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
Tholen spectral type spec_T D   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B D   n/a Binzel et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294  

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)          Discovered 1983-Sep-26 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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