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2035 Stearns (1973 SC)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002035
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1314046422094397 2.0811e-08  
a 1.884084619723289 5.0511e-09 au
q 1.636507154376242 3.9574e-08 au
i 27.74948095869003 7.8715e-07 deg
node 77.03473922795078 2.6195e-06 deg
peri 200.6564263977349 6.575e-06 deg
M 155.2654718805955 6.5286e-06 deg
tp 2458793.099629020858
(2019-Nov-05.59962902)
1.5951e-05 TDB
period 944.6023753773214
2.59
3.7986e-06
1.04e-08
d
yr
n .3811127405393174 1.5326e-09 deg/d
Q 2.131662085070336 5.7148e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2687  
   data-arc span      17342 days (47.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-21  
   last obs. used      2021-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .31484  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 13:15:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .628619 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.96635 au 
 T_jup = 3.818 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.48   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 4.824 km 0.525 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
rotation period rot_per 93. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Stephens, R.D. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 226-230.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.649   0.298 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
B-V BV 0.737   0.058 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=12.64, mean=13.62, max.=14.60) deg.
U-B UB 0.280   0.052 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=14.60 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T E   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Xe   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

2035 Stearns (1973 SC)          Discovered 1973-Sep-21 by Gibson, J. at El Leoncito
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 SC = 1973 UG 
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