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6982 Cesarchavez (1993 UA3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006982
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .182291538382962 3.2723e-08  
a 2.642381510876089 9.5087e-09 au
q 2.160697720263791 8.529e-08 au
i 12.53987032216398 4.6529e-06 deg
node 204.7259801556146 1.557e-05 deg
peri 123.4804997527972 2.0206e-05 deg
M .3228202179255014 1.2906e-05 deg
tp 2458599.093143066544
(2019-Apr-25.59314307)
5.6241e-05 TDB
period 1568.887163570192
4.30
8.4685e-06
2.319e-08
d
yr
n .2294620087150032 1.2386e-09 deg/d
Q 3.124065301488387 1.1242e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2118  
   data-arc span      31482 days (86.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-09-18  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45149  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 21:38:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1785 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.39333 au 
 T_jup = 3.337 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO452266  
diameter diameter 7.915 km 0.103 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 16.08 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:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.261   0.103 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

6982 Cesarchavez           Discovered 1993 Oct. 16 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
Cesar Chavez (1927-1993) was an Mexican-American civil rights leader. He co-founded the National Farmworkers Association, which won significant protections for farmworkers. His birthday is a holiday in several US states, and he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2019-08-27Last Updated: 2019-09-23

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Alternate Designations
 1993 UA3 = 1933 SK = 1980 RS3 = 1984 ND = 1989 UV6 
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