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2603 Taylor (1982 BW1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002603
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04426108468034749 3.6922e-08  
a 2.779728744810535 1.2168e-08 au
q 2.65669493544808 1.0198e-07 au
i 3.050284621619569 4.4193e-06 deg
node 37.76590353284336 7.3122e-05 deg
peri 281.6551794469415 8.8739e-05 deg
M 280.4573716071765 5.1227e-05 deg
tp 2459374.524017565327
(2021-Jun-09.02401757)
0.00024114 TDB
period 1692.785982109512
4.63
1.1115e-05
3.043e-08
d
yr
n .2126671675006288 1.3965e-09 deg/d
Q 2.902762554172991 1.2707e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2398  
   data-arc span      30632 days (83.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1936-03-23  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47788  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:26:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.64568 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2263 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO473800  
diameter diameter 18.069 km 0.137 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.905 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:
[Odden, C.E.; Cohen, A.J.; Davis, S.; Eldracher, E.A.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 278-279.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.065   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2603 Taylor (1982 BW1)          Discovered 1982-Jan-30 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1982 BW1 = 1927 HC = 1936 FS = 1952 UX = 1970 QU = 1978 GD2 = 1978 JT2 = 1980 XS 
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