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3053 Dresden (1977 QS)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003053
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2057267118148483 3.4331e-08  
a 2.37904474479807 8.3845e-09 au
q 1.889611692190368 8.198e-08 au
i 4.608570184283396 4.2395e-06 deg
node 6.812917230776181 4.3681e-05 deg
peri 316.4526839988428 4.5001e-05 deg
M 240.6385684981889 1.4038e-05 deg
tp 2459444.889572910296
(2021-Aug-18.38957291)
5.3681e-05 TDB
period 1340.301002047543
3.67
7.0854e-06
1.94e-08
d
yr
n .2685963820440613 1.4199e-09 deg/d
Q 2.868477797405772 1.0109e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2379  
   data-arc span      23672 days (64.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-08-25  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46127  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:53:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .880815 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46973 au 
 T_jup = 3.506 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO416741  
diameter diameter 3.547 km 0.060 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.788 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.775   0.038 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3053 Dresden (1977 QS)          Discovered 1977-Aug-18 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1977 QS = 1951 LR = 1955 QV1 = 1955 SZ2 = 1966 QL = 1981 XC 
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