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3522 Becker (1941 SW)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003522
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2866785981507494 3.9046e-08  
a 3.182848860551442 1.9492e-08 au
q 2.270394211082845 1.2299e-07 au
i 8.344123747812938 4.9909e-06 deg
node 201.6886721715574 2.814e-05 deg
peri 149.5809930819903 2.9249e-05 deg
M 330.8233434189828 1.0777e-05 deg
tp 2459168.595262729111
(2020-Nov-15.09526273)
6.3212e-05 TDB
period 2074.065423310072
5.68
1.9052e-05
5.216e-08
d
yr
n .1735721525242264 1.5944e-09 deg/d
Q 4.095303510020039 2.508e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1769  
   data-arc span      28707 days (78.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1941-09-23  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52169  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:55:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26997 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.41886 au 
 T_jup = 3.118 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3   n/a MPO473814  
diameter diameter 20.113 km 0.225 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 30.9114 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.052   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3522 Becker (1941 SW)          Discovered 1941-Sep-21 by Vaisala, Y. at Turku
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1941 SW = 1964 UG = 1981 TL2 = 1981 UA20 = 1981 WC6 
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