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2498 Tsesevich (1977 QM3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002498
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08432407324704831 4.4669e-08  
a 2.917682354269902 1.5233e-08 au
q 2.671651493716827 1.3053e-07 au
i 1.234828758303264 4.9445e-06 deg
node 331.7012843985048 0.00018766 deg
peri 3.043211512683375 0.00018919 deg
M 135.9328181981484 2.3829e-05 deg
tp 2457913.151071049665
(2017-Jun-08.65107105)
0.00012075 TDB
period 1820.352271821664
4.98
1.4256e-05
3.903e-08
d
yr
n .197763919419696 1.5488e-09 deg/d
Q 3.163713214822978 1.6518e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2250  
   data-arc span      25436 days (69.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-04-17  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46877  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:16:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.66068 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13237 au 
 T_jup = 3.275 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8   n/a MPO337268  
diameter diameter 11.294 km 0.194 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.864 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:
[Skiff, B.A. (2018) Posting on CALL web site: http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Fauerbach, M.; Brown, A. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 19-20.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.289   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2498 Tsesevich (1977 QM3)          Discovered 1977-Aug-23 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1977 QM3 = 1972 RE3 = 1975 EA1 = 1977 RP3 
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