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3017 Petrovic (1981 UL)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003017
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1288006669104154 4.0843e-08  
a 2.607931151129083 9.8779e-09 au
q 2.27202787960721 1.0888e-07 au
i 11.8350218262422 4.3945e-06 deg
node 257.5409561020216 1.8039e-05 deg
peri 216.6866222718351 2.4007e-05 deg
M 355.7771453949717 1.6303e-05 deg
tp 2459018.544557550313
(2020-Jun-18.04455755)
6.9694e-05 TDB
period 1538.305560029904
4.21
8.7398e-06
2.393e-08
d
yr
n .2340237267250089 1.3296e-09 deg/d
Q 2.943834422650956 1.115e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2621  
   data-arc span      23838 days (65.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-07-27  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3874  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:03:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2997 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25236 au 
 T_jup = 3.369 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7   n/a MPO358657  
diameter diameter 12.828 km 0.142 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.08033 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Angeli, C.A.; Barucci, M.A. (1996) Planet. Space Sci. 44, 181-186.]
[Aymami, J.M. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 179-181.]
[Behrend, R. (2012) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Odden, C.; McDonald, D. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 104-105.]
[Hanus, J.; Broz, M.; Durech, J.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2013) Astron. Astrophys. 559, A134.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.206   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3017 Petrovic (1981 UL)          Discovered 1981-Oct-25 by Mrkos, A. at Klet
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 UL = 1970 CQ 
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