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2511 Patterson (1980 LM)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002511
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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 .1034938360203009 1.1863e-08  
a 2.299056711863098 6.4114e-09 au
q 2.061118513524166 2.6764e-08 au
i 8.047139624568246 5.1669e-07 deg
node 85.53756314045323 3.7585e-06 deg
peri 190.3046419879223 9.7943e-06 deg
M 207.2716217558356 8.1924e-06 deg
tp 2459740.682104879725
(2022-Jun-10.18210488)
2.9713e-05 TDB
period 1273.277173452416
3.49
5.3262e-06
1.458e-08
d
yr
n .2827349830075735 1.1827e-09 deg/d
Q 2.536994910202029 7.0749e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2976  
   data-arc span      24099 days (65.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-22  
   last obs. used      2021-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41042  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 13:52:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04347 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54811 au 
 T_jup = 3.573 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.73   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 7.849 km 0.174 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.144 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Juarez, R.A.; Martinez, C.T.; Ryan, W.H.; Ryan, E.V. (2005) Bull. Amer. Astron. Soc. 37, 1155.]
[Hasegawa, S.; Miyasaka, S.; Yoshizumi, C.; Sekiguchi, T.; et al. (2012) arXiv:1204.0548.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Broz, M.; Lehky, M.; et al. (2017) Icarus 304, 101-109.]
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2020) Minor Planet Bull. 47, 50-60.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.287   0.039 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B V   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)

2511 Patterson (1980 LM)          Discovered 1980-Jun-11 by Shoemaker, C. at Palomar
on plates by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1980 LM = 1934 CK = 1965 AD = 1974 VE2 = 1979 BS 
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