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3050 Carrera (1972 NW)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003050
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1890484075525121 1.9899e-08  
a 2.224943481279127 6.3947e-09 au
q 1.804321459248966 4.5924e-08 au
i 1.307243731471624 6.7185e-07 deg
node 239.9510222627877 2.4341e-05 deg
peri 85.22477607355084 2.5826e-05 deg
M 208.098242762039 4.6174e-06 deg
tp 2459711.990060912629
(2022-May-12.49006091)
1.6314e-05 TDB
period 1212.207319235211
3.32
5.226e-06
1.431e-08
d
yr
n .2969789031030816 1.2803e-09 deg/d
Q 2.645565503309289 7.6036e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2242  
   data-arc span      17778 days (48.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-07-13  
   last obs. used      2021-03-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50594  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 14:37:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .790988 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67964 au 
 T_jup = 3.623 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.06   n/a E2020-QM5  
rotation period rot_per 7.56 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:
[Chang, C.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]

3050 Carrera (1972 NW)          Discovered 1972-Jul-13 by Torres, C. at Cerro El Roble
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1972 NW = 1972 QK = 1979 VH2 = 1982 SB 
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