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3012 Minsk (1979 QU9)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003012
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 50 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07025666936817043 3.4712e-08  
a 3.222843080125073 1.3896e-08 au
q 2.99641685941923 1.1455e-07 au
i 18.19242263846946 4.0539e-06 deg
node 354.8765273265548 1.1842e-05 deg
peri 91.62070831666358 3.7226e-05 deg
M 288.7523507628332 3.4511e-05 deg
tp 2459418.739653609384
(2021-Jul-23.23965361)
0.00020369 TDB
period 2113.280605205349
5.79
1.3668e-05
3.742e-08
d
yr
n .1703512534555337 1.1017e-09 deg/d
Q 3.449269300830916 1.4872e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2411  
   data-arc span      24672 days (67.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-04-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43079  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:03:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.08463 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73215 au 
 T_jup = 3.106 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.0   n/a MPO319121  
diameter diameter 21.061 km 0.247 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.91220 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Odden, C.E.; Hirschfield, L.; Driscoll, A.; Brown, E.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 218-219.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.174   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3012 Minsk (1979 QU9)          Discovered 1979-Aug-27 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1979 QU9 = 1950 SU = 1953 GA2 = 1973 SN2 
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