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3012 Minsk (1979 QU9)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003012
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 54 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07043556366765173 3.4043e-08  
a 3.223404181205489 1.3045e-08 au
q 2.996361890773615 1.1324e-07 au
i 18.19153926372996 3.9235e-06 deg
node 354.8749551688597 1.1609e-05 deg
peri 91.55941540776216 3.6491e-05 deg
M 322.8937044801056 3.3528e-05 deg
tp 2459418.379150101079
(2021-Jul-22.87915010)
0.00019735 TDB
period 2113.832516488607
5.79
1.2832e-05
3.513e-08
d
yr
n .1703067755803161 1.0339e-09 deg/d
Q 3.450446471637363 1.3964e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2571  
   data-arc span      24758 days (67.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-04-10  
   last obs. used      2021-01-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41881  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:07:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.08429 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73095 au 
 T_jup = 3.106 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.18   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 21.061 km 0.247 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.91220 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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.; Hirschfield, L.; Driscoll, A.; Brown, E.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 218-219.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.174   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3012 Minsk (1979 QU9)          Discovered 1979-Aug-27 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1979 QU9 = 1950 SU = 1953 GA2 = 1973 SN2 
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