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18400 (1992 WY3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018400
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09900510984528314 4.5215e-08  
a 2.566991208673993 1.1261e-08 au
q 2.312845962087349 1.1999e-07 au
i 10.261015133805 3.4825e-06 deg
node 91.20653391982312 2.6003e-05 deg
peri 225.1549578803864 3.4331e-05 deg
M 343.1246639088587 2.1293e-05 deg
tp 2459070.918201541224
8.874e-05 TDB
period 1502.225047129479
n .2396445197661326 1.577e-09 deg/d
Q 2.821136455260638 1.2376e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1530  
   data-arc span      10124 days (27.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-11-17  
   last obs. used      2020-08-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51129  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-25 01:19:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31057 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40686 au 
 T_jup = 3.403 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO435870  
diameter diameter 4.351 km 1.301 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.257   0.176 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

18400 (1992 WY3)          Discovered 1992-Nov-25 by Seki, T. at Geisei
Reference: 20001111/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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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
2095-Nov-08 11:46 00:04 Psych 0.014588493400171 0.0145837169032586 0.0145932816967642 3.15978130317795 3.1597810407043 2486554.990616590 4.03591985232845 700.514815407117 30.660477547142 70.2794124500333 66913.4546976872 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Aug-25 01:19:57 2020-Aug-25 01:19

Alternate Designations
 1992 WY3 = 1998 DO14 
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