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2768 Gorky (1972 RX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002768
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 44 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1710931887566311 3.4061e-08  
a 2.234126289357956 5.7056e-09 au
q 1.851882498426683 7.532e-08 au
i 6.276542829787193 3.7147e-06 deg
node 53.27247845517031 3.069e-05 deg
peri 335.1396828966374 3.2318e-05 deg
M 140.1285425426946 1.0487e-05 deg
tp 2458725.729080750075
(2019-Aug-30.22908075)
3.5137e-05 TDB
period 1219.719607644515
3.34
4.6724e-06
1.279e-08
d
yr
n .2951498014328236 1.1306e-09 deg/d
Q 2.616370080289229 6.6817e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2812  
   data-arc span      31701 days (86.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1934-04-06  
   last obs. used      2021-01-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42109  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:05:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .858212 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82492 au 
 T_jup = 3.612 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.29   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 8.887 km 0.421 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.507 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pray, D.P.; Galad, A.; Husark, M.; Oey, J. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 34-37.]
[Behrend, R. (2020) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Benishek, V. (2020) Minor Planet Bull. 47, 75-83.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.323   0.067 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

2768 Gorky (1972 RX3)          Discovered 1972-Sep-06 by Zhuravleva, L. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
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
2180-Mar-17 08:58 00:02 Iris 0.0470285615894235 0.0470272809284862 0.0470298475855721 4.91032410592761 4.91032408103324 2517364.873824661 1.79421031676305 826.430037007463 18.2793095181682 -85.7453884143209 383679.192989278 T 44 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:05:36 2021-Feb-24 01:05

Alternate Designations
 1972 RX3 = 1934 GM = 1951 JO = 1974 FZ1 = 1979 YV2 
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