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2083 Smither (1973 WB)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002083
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05145223244520597 4.7514e-08  
a 1.871872282286508 6.3089e-09 au
q 1.775560274510564 8.7746e-08 au
i 18.45614286685737 5.2462e-06 deg
node 259.1821138680535 1.4148e-05 deg
peri 228.9290823382541 4.9557e-05 deg
M 204.340721417198 4.7094e-05 deg
tp 2459004.969017183461
(2020-Jun-04.46901718)
0.00012228 TDB
period 935.4331300500679
2.56
4.7291e-06
1.295e-08
d
yr
n .384848460499503 1.9456e-09 deg/d
Q 1.968184290062452 6.6335e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1702  
   data-arc span      24496 days (67.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-07-25  
   last obs. used      2019-08-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38389  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:22:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .814431 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.18842 au 
 T_jup = 3.916 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.27   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17264)  
diameter diameter 3.767 km 0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.6717 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 8-10.]
[Warner, B.D. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 57-64.]
[Warner, B.D (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 16-21.]
[Warner, B.D. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 132-136.]
[Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 12-19.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.613   0.194 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.721   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=8.34, mean=14.59, max.=20.83) deg.
U-B UB 0.223   0.027 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=8.34, mean=14.59, max.=20.83) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T X   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices

2083 Smither (1973 WB)          Discovered 1973-Nov-29 by Helin, E. F. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 WB = 1950 XQ = 1952 OE = 1968 WB = 1978 WA 
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