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2035 Stearns (1973 SC)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002035
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1315025131294328 3.7559e-08  
a 1.883864437734222 5.5153e-09 au
q 1.636131529777006 7.1851e-08 au
i 27.75078929749215 4.5982e-06 deg
node 77.0332570912192 1.0243e-05 deg
peri 200.6190471345768 2.4531e-05 deg
M 79.07100120167867 2.4304e-05 deg
tp 2458793.062325142571
6.3602e-05 TDB
period 944.4367949534562
n .3811795579372165 1.6739e-09 deg/d
Q 2.131597345691437 6.2405e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2208  
   data-arc span      16766 days (45.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-21  
   last obs. used      2019-08-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .33065  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-23 19:21:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .629904 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.96729 au 
 T_jup = 3.818 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO473792  
diameter diameter 4.824 km 0.525 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 93. 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:
[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] (  
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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