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120649 (1996 TZ3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2120649
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .192325971068303 3.6014e-08  
a 2.399488042053393 1.0632e-08 au
q 1.938004174298693 8.9084e-08 au
i 3.111475129501049 4.3281e-06 deg
node 62.14575712548551 6.9543e-05 deg
peri 260.7975080831851 7.0419e-05 deg
M 221.216325657098 1.1786e-05 deg
tp 2459723.874058229312
(2022-May-24.37405823)
4.5892e-05 TDB
period 1357.614012272247
3.72
9.0232e-06
2.47e-08
d
yr
n .2651710992563089 1.7624e-09 deg/d
Q 2.860971909808093 1.2677e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      579  
   data-arc span      8971 days (24.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-10-08  
   last obs. used      2021-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55152  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 09:03:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .926663 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46359 au 
 T_jup = 3.499 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457237.5 (2015-Aug-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1934198869454926 3.6081e-08  
q 1.934864154491093 8.9324e-08 au
tp 2457007.865181416785
(2014-Dec-16.36518142)
4.0617e-05 TDB
node 62.18170145391267 6.9592e-05 deg
peri 260.6214883206112 7.0452e-05 deg
i 3.111592114334428 4.3264e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      579  
   data-arc span      8971 days (24.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-10-08  
   last obs. used      2021-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55152  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 09:03:58  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46359 au 
 T_jup = 3.499 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.301827498973082E-15 -3.20922695915324E-15 -3.485188340547216E-14 9.865120525496552E-15 2.19164300741338E-14 -8.329977640039783E-16
q -3.20922695915324E-15 7.978855081015971E-15 1.056189971710192E-13 -2.4063618103741E-14 -4.732694582212955E-14 2.196768122882913E-15
tp -3.485188340547216E-14 1.056189971710192E-13 1.649726752535495E-9 2.239261158651161E-14 4.558013538123387E-10 1.00406240600435E-12
node 9.865120525496552E-15 -2.4063618103741E-14 2.239261158651161E-14 4.843114781013837E-9 -4.835431837810295E-9 -1.70958144882873E-11
peri 2.19164300741338E-14 -4.732694582212955E-14 4.558013538123387E-10 -4.835431837810295E-9 4.963487401538634E-9 1.732413464182702E-11
i -8.329977640039783E-16 2.196768122882913E-15 1.00406240600435E-12 -1.70958144882873E-11 1.732413464182702E-11 1.87177805999964E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.29   n/a E2021B55  
rotation period rot_per 3.42126 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:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]

120649 (1996 TZ3)          Discovered 1996-Oct-08 by NEAT at Haleakala
Reference: 20060314/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-23

Alternate Designations
 1996 TZ3 = 1999 JF42 
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