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3277 Aaronson (1984 AF1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003277
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2688483452266107 3.9855e-08  
a 3.148191511852574 1.8469e-08 au
q 2.301805433434548 1.2762e-07 au
i 8.566653198399164 4.0665e-06 deg
node 84.98862552639235 3.083e-05 deg
peri 294.9922370499153 3.1737e-05 deg
M 270.8226505797127 1.1707e-05 deg
tp 2459505.908104066637
(2021-Oct-18.40810407)
6.9608e-05 TDB
period 2040.281737983541
5.59
1.7954e-05
4.916e-08
d
yr
n .1764462198028575 1.5527e-09 deg/d
Q 3.9945775902706 2.3434e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2221  
   data-arc span      21180 days (57.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-02-04  
   last obs. used      2020-01-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47812  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:42:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32076 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.54942 au 
 T_jup = 3.134 
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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-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:
[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 18:02 00:02 Jupiter 1.84920503537347 1.84920342261511 1.84920664814129 2.56655827468946 2.38141296400189 2428218.251374484 2.45619369026796 245.508330405128 11.8292537111759 80.7260183018932 1803430.4884064 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
1946-Aug-31 12:58 00:02 Jupiter 1.57027761707586 1.57027705585184 1.57027817830247 1.25253145838616 0.700011602302926 2432064.040117338 1.95129589232786 1086.60461395704 290.793528352391 -1.87887303012793 806560.306999775 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
1957-Mar-03 22:27 00:02 Jupiter 1.69651240066049 1.69651153979223 1.69651326152999 0.789044508566282 n/a 2435901.435363785 1.67268737828112 116.30961502226 31.9301205031641 -75.1344705451214 7700539.78561919 F 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
2031-Jun-23 07:59 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.9374099540181 1.9374095025019 1.93741040553441 2.9902848384761 2.84031986843674 2463040.832523874 0.588247545540982 69.8194068177775 13.1412529793393 80.4226595355845 2899516.06343977 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
2042-Jan-01 01:50 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.58862428012783 1.5886238536796 1.58862470657796 1.63428979776336 1.26670571444291 2466885.576440118 0.947559704963955 179.669789882168 121.761550392212 69.7743026949761 1424182.73420044 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
2052-Jul-20 09:53 00:02 Jupiter 1.62588798823269 1.62588727589665 1.62588870061221 0.797135276731539 n/a 2470738.911651064 1.49223355234001 690.456540642934 28.1987984759107 -88.2055796813546 8618757.43198977 F 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
2062-Dec-19 18:41 00:02 Jupiter 1.98570300351453 1.98570198150172 1.98570402552712 2.30104082112904 2.10752646729889 2474543.278581158 1.94489057504932 95.4412557567049 14.3248675848437 -79.3650621744999 1564604.21994139 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
2137-May-06 11:16 00:04 Jupiter 1.63414910192923 1.63414764376657 1.63415056014428 1.96445590283926 1.68001021515404 2501708.969551120 3.84271376258531 527.120403795489 50.1236797224329 -88.2625646020801 1578802.29835241 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
2147-Dec-05 07:24 00:04 Jupiter 1.56898779538449 1.56898658038088 1.56898901042225 1.15023280931504 0.49328474279962 2505573.808587669 4.34728548777954 4053.93319880176 325.308439201584 8.03757942503997 1171465.98041194 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43
2158-May-15 11:35 00:05 Jupiter 1.89532708714335 1.89532436611329 1.89532980819798 1.58565477082899 1.2729886744454 2509387.982916407 5.31284991764229 735.448185385809 42.1314247075095 -48.0549910591172 1873177.96426983 T 33 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 16:43:10 2020-Feb-22 16:43

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