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3159 Prokof'ev (1976 US2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003159
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1069815276641985 3.624e-08  
a 2.57064090090737 1.2477e-08 au
q 2.295629810252228 9.4238e-08 au
i 14.5962340874188 5.6609e-06 deg
node 222.9508526181624 1.3539e-05 deg
peri 58.77501245062888 2.8682e-05 deg
M 213.6359761199942 2.5021e-05 deg
tp 2459212.557729185674
(2020-Dec-29.05772919)
0.0001048 TDB
period 1505.429931931124
4.12
1.096e-05
3.001e-08
d
yr
n .2391343445245584 1.741e-09 deg/d
Q 2.845651991562512 1.3812e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2306  
   data-arc span      17016 days (46.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-10-05  
   last obs. used      2019-05-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42237  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 22:49:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31446 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27325 au 
 T_jup = 3.377 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO473809  
diameter diameter 9.805 km 0.166 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.89 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Moravec, P.; Letfullina, A.; Ditteon, R. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 17-20.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.116   0.024 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3159 Prokof'ev (1976 US2)          Discovered 1976-Oct-26 by Smirnova, T. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1976 US2 = 1972 TT4 = 1976 YG = 1983 JR 
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