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2768 Gorky (1972 RX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002768
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1709662169898042 3.4063e-08  
a 2.234349126530269 5.7331e-09 au
q 1.852350908932916 7.5335e-08 au
i 6.276401200437128 3.7633e-06 deg
node 53.27908451931388 3.0894e-05 deg
peri 335.1573039233906 3.2582e-05 deg
M 81.08793036909839 1.0534e-05 deg
tp 2458725.724065413431
(2019-Aug-30.22406541)
3.5497e-05 TDB
period 1219.90209888082
3.34
4.6952e-06
1.285e-08
d
yr
n .295105648502676 1.1358e-09 deg/d
Q 2.616347344127623 6.7132e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2687  
   data-arc span      31636 days (86.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1934-04-06  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42656  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:08:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .859864 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82376 au 
 T_jup = 3.612 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456522.5 (2013-Aug-18.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1714414350600553 3.4169e-08  
q 1.851378310662122 7.5649e-08 au
tp 2456285.161767273652
(2012-Dec-23.66176727)
3.4749e-05 TDB
node 53.31362989575429 3.0894e-05 deg
peri 334.9141130719522 3.256e-05 deg
i 6.277660900778304 3.7628e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2687  
   data-arc span      31636 days (86.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1934-04-06  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42656  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:08:20  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82376 au 
 T_jup = 3.612 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.167515550729553E-15 -2.579966208125227E-15 1.341712464148284E-13 6.471421302362573E-16 1.097742701244772E-14 -5.008056476021442E-16
q -2.579966208125227E-15 5.722797700144326E-15 -3.144995231594837E-13 -1.654261255091694E-15 -2.84787351738944E-14 1.1526369404503E-15
tp 1.341712464148284E-13 -3.144995231594837E-13 1.207482894014931E-9 -1.171149172847489E-12 3.652682120942866E-10 -1.389288264714345E-12
node 6.471421302362573E-16 -1.654261255091694E-15 -1.171149172847489E-12 9.544150784580242E-10 -9.485805530453262E-10 -8.117174501847505E-14
peri 1.097742701244772E-14 -2.84787351738944E-14 3.652682120942866E-10 -9.485805530453262E-10 1.060184038619588E-9 -3.33401801044863E-13
i -5.008056476021442E-16 1.1526369404503E-15 -1.389288264714345E-12 -8.117174501847505E-14 -3.33401801044863E-13 1.415835269807216E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO502179  
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 42 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Dec-18 02:08:27 2020-Dec-18 02:08

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