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2498 Tsesevich (1977 QM3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002498
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08493491766572603 2.053e-08  
a 2.916031293527074 1.2878e-08 au
q 2.668358415700672 6.4614e-08 au
i 1.235190443022289 2.824e-07 deg
node 331.7009299702972 4.5092e-05 deg
peri 3.119675941622656 4.7978e-05 deg
M 254.5697716915361 1.1259e-05 deg
tp 2459733.159090945342
(2022-Jun-02.65909095)
5.7858e-05 TDB
period 1818.80733653812
4.98
1.2049e-05
3.299e-08
d
yr
n .1979319044782481 1.3112e-09 deg/d
Q 3.163704171353477 1.3972e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2693  
   data-arc span      25883 days (70.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-04-17  
   last obs. used      2021-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44245  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 13:51:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65641 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13469 au 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.91   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 11.294 km 0.194 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.864 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:
[Skiff, B.A. (2018) Posting on CALL web site: http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Fauerbach, M.; Brown, A. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 19-20.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.289   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2498 Tsesevich (1977 QM3)          Discovered 1977-Aug-23 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1977 QM3 = 1972 RE3 = 1975 EA1 = 1977 RP3 
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