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2730 Barks (1981 QH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002730
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1302079334594644 3.3007e-08  
a 2.720016555662873 1.1856e-08 au
q 2.36584882097448 9.037e-08 au
i 6.429657148481541 4.4249e-06 deg
node 4.64667905004589 3.3043e-05 deg
peri 273.3648704082644 3.7128e-05 deg
M 289.9324254841117 1.8073e-05 deg
tp 2459319.411610912355
(2021-Apr-14.91161091)
8.277e-05 TDB
period 1638.535095893956
4.49
1.0713e-05
2.933e-08
d
yr
n .2197084462225634 1.4366e-09 deg/d
Q 3.074184290351266 1.34e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2708  
   data-arc span      23932 days (65.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-07-28  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45118  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:29:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.36053 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08597 au 
 T_jup = 3.338 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8   n/a MPO384775  
diameter diameter 15.830 km 0.120 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.084 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Simpson, G.; Chong, E.; Gerhardt, M.; Gorsky, S.; et al. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 146-151.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.162   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

2730 Barks (1981 QH)          Discovered 1981-Aug-30 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 QH = 1935 FQ = 1935 HC = 1963 SP = 1972 TJ5 = 1975 EM1 
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