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3040 Kozai (1979 BA)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003040
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2001340195437276 2.781e-08  
a 1.84095124224957 3.711e-09 au
q 1.472514270354145 5.1812e-08 au
i 46.64600542733768 6.2589e-06 deg
node 143.4918601085534 4.4718e-06 deg
peri 290.1616198269882 1.8501e-05 deg
M 248.1048300518729 1.9647e-05 deg
tp 2459284.076798949916
(2021-Mar-10.57679895)
4.9914e-05 TDB
period 912.3507982453228
2.50
2.7587e-06
7.553e-09
d
yr
n .3945850660649055 1.1931e-09 deg/d
Q 2.209388214144996 4.4537e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2271  
   data-arc span      15241 days (41.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-01-23  
   last obs. used      2020-10-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41019  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:03:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .639699 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.11831 au 
 T_jup = 3.627 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO347545  
diameter diameter 3.377 km 0.659 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
rotation period rot_per 4.518 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Polakis, T. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 287-292.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2019) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46-4, in press.]
[Stephens, R. D.; Warner, B. D. (2019) MPB 46, 298-301.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.479   0.198 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

3040 Kozai (1979 BA)          Discovered 1979-Jan-23 by Liller, W. at Cerro Tololo
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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