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3016 Meuse (1981 EK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003016
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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 .0430347228185722 3.3253e-08  
a 2.835119269565117 1.1335e-08 au
q 2.713110697641789 9.4409e-08 au
i 2.895936857379263 3.0169e-06 deg
node 128.8928600701728 8.2771e-05 deg
peri 318.1160135392538 9.4248e-05 deg
M 189.1950679545766 4.6221e-05 deg
tp 2460027.781540254220
(2023-Mar-24.28154025)
0.00022575 TDB
period 1743.63439582832
4.77
1.0457e-05
2.863e-08
d
yr
n .2064653007885754 1.2382e-09 deg/d
Q 2.957127841488445 1.1823e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2896  
   data-arc span      32030 days (87.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-01-29  
   last obs. used      2020-10-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40776  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:03:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73002 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12403 au 
 T_jup = 3.308 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.43   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 9.881 km 0.106 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.039 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:
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.239   0.058 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3016 Meuse (1981 EK)          Discovered 1981-Mar-01 by Debehogne, H. at La Silla
and G. de Sanctis.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 EK = 1933 BR = 1974 TY = 1974 VS2 = 1978 PR1 
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