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3277 Aaronson (1984 AF1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003277
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2700425463543883 3.9961e-08  
a 3.14334933378754 1.8944e-08 au
q 2.294511275610183 1.2732e-07 au
i 8.569576176082796 4.1911e-06 deg
node 84.9835485040589 3.1712e-05 deg
peri 295.2787747282849 3.2653e-05 deg
M 199.8618344530137 1.1369e-05 deg
tp 2459505.981847540077
(2021-Oct-18.48184754)
6.9999e-05 TDB
period 2035.576366202243
5.57
1.8401e-05
5.038e-08
d
yr
n .1768540871161954 1.5987e-09 deg/d
Q 3.992187391964897 2.4059e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2062  
   data-arc span      20915 days (57.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-02-04  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48571  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 22:57:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3128 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.54816 au 
 T_jup = 3.135 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.6   n/a MPO350827  
diameter diameter 19.880 km 0.147 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.80 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:
[Ruthroff, J.C. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 86-88.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.112   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3277 Aaronson (1984 AF1)          Discovered 1984-Jan-08 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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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
1936-Feb-19 18:03 00:03 Jupiter 1.84920606266491 1.84920443294574 1.84920769239365 2.56656192066062 2.38141700028428 2428218.252239479 2.49296232251637 249.074342922998 12.1311610515592 80.7788819717839 1731097.07392852 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
1946-Aug-31 12:59 00:02 Jupiter 1.57027799498483 1.57027742235209 1.57027856762007 1.25253256877847 0.700013774575256 2432064.040765603 1.9810657832313 1095.92429115066 292.302896195506 -1.97708621962515 800402.846857929 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
1957-Mar-03 22:28 00:02 Jupiter 1.69651194858182 1.69651107565418 1.6965128215107 0.789043604781524 n/a 2435901.435930582 1.69682612301104 117.560841688226 32.5867847914195 -75.1965824956613 7547741.23711473 F 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
2031-Jun-23 07:59 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.93741007206288 1.93740959238413 1.93741055174174 2.99028480032014 2.84031983764465 2463040.832317758 0.601543451877646 73.6470178243365 13.7180602510711 80.1909723452071 2748614.59400572 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
2042-Jan-01 01:50 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.58862447955741 1.58862403995922 1.5886249191574 1.63428882173581 1.26670450802312 2466885.576098769 0.964935238066233 182.142090659035 123.328014964853 70.8736148023894 1406089.49852088 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
2052-Jul-20 09:52 00:02 Jupiter 1.62588821754456 1.62588747999398 1.6258889551419 0.797134585983013 n/a 2470738.911079307 1.51878081182381 702.574997611496 28.86485304119 -88.1392082527705 8419570.66448457 F 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
2062-Dec-19 18:40 00:02 Jupiter 1.98570317736391 1.98570212105532 1.98570423367227 2.30104328294506 2.10752917288016 2474543.277942535 1.97963638519513 96.8907866194068 14.7921124097172 -79.4815335655121 1512842.65095073 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
2137-May-06 11:14 00:04 Jupiter 1.63414866846213 1.63414717595254 1.63415016102606 1.96445321364142 1.68000698880394 2501708.968219278 3.907304877374 537.788474736441 50.7349505154233 -88.2918359822704 1543127.59564325 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
2147-Dec-05 07:22 00:04 Jupiter 1.56898843264569 1.56898718943996 1.56898967588691 1.15022964856962 0.493277817093524 2505573.807019067 4.41969112688684 4104.33839888588 327.864043075655 8.06918804574821 1164973.23995264 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59
2158-May-15 11:33 00:05 Jupiter 1.89532819760053 1.89532541608934 1.89533097913703 1.58566194472393 1.27299781603496 2509387.981083367 5.40321416690216 749.708267295128 42.9258581460844 -47.9817044107384 1840211.59452518 T 32 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2019-May-29 22:58:34 2019-May-29 22:59

Alternate Designations
 1984 AF1 = 1962 CF = 1971 UV2 = 1982 TU2 
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