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2727 Paton (1979 SO9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002727
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1014918099304354 1.874e-08  
a 2.612631881892907 9.1236e-09 au
q 2.347471143517636 4.8001e-08 au
i 3.507041364627044 9.8543e-07 deg
node 202.150819722165 9.6497e-06 deg
peri 280.4102173143166 1.2938e-05 deg
M 183.5971211953832 8.8666e-06 deg
tp 2459956.320953753227
(2023-Jan-11.82095375)
4.0275e-05 TDB
period 1542.466569678456
4.22
8.0797e-06
2.212e-08
d
yr
n .2333924164560959 1.2226e-09 deg/d
Q 2.877792620268177 1.005e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2684  
   data-arc span      29842 days (81.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1939-03-14  
   last obs. used      2020-11-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45002  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 14:10:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.36612 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1861 au 
 T_jup = 3.399 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.31   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 9.063 km 0.093 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.326 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Goodwrench, Z. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 329-330.]
[Noschese, A.; Mollica, M.; Catapano, A.; Vecchione, A. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 439-440.]
[Rowe, B. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 353-356.]
[Salvaggio, F.; Marchini, A.; Papini, R.; Banfi, M. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 340-341.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.311   0.017 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

2727 Paton (1979 SO9)          Discovered 1979-Sep-22 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1979 SO9 = 1939 DG = 1943 EX = 1949 QL1 = 1952 HG3 = 1964 CH = 1975 VE10 = 1977 FR2 
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