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3066 McFadden (1984 EO)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003066
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1345592511197995 2.4707e-08  
a 2.52507340440587 8.2214e-09 au
q 2.185301418086493 6.158e-08 au
i 15.57678491654026 5.2233e-07 deg
node 175.6780980994829 2.9754e-06 deg
peri 188.2379593827195 4.0325e-06 deg
M 214.149341850273 5.0002e-06 deg
tp 2459794.266007176080
(2022-Aug-02.76600718)
2.2676e-05 TDB
period 1465.579691549638
4.01
7.1576e-06
1.96e-08
d
yr
n .2456365914973563 1.1996e-09 deg/d
Q 2.864845390725247 9.3276e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3182  
   data-arc span      31044 days (84.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1936-03-21  
   last obs. used      2021-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40286  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 20:43:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.18163 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.592 au 
 T_jup = 3.391 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457052.5 (2015-Jan-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1335099675416982 2.472e-08  
q 2.188365796037863 6.16e-08 au
tp 2456857.962092151806
(2014-Jul-19.46209215)
1.3734e-05 TDB
node 175.7172900189851 2.9766e-06 deg
peri 187.3846692987912 4.0356e-06 deg
i 15.57084989446959 5.2215e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3182  
   data-arc span      31044 days (84.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1936-03-21  
   last obs. used      2021-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40286  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 20:43:35  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.592 au 
 T_jup = 3.391 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 6.110891087942506E-16 -1.512846395285218E-15 1.609315220418022E-13 1.532459785622425E-14 -1.714119997427723E-14 -6.567335438007912E-16
q -1.512846395285218E-15 3.794595165930791E-15 -3.74850845218167E-13 -3.799011936182285E-14 5.080268910586778E-14 1.639355859075488E-15
tp 1.609315220418022E-13 -3.74850845218167E-13 1.886363021832081E-10 8.471722482728354E-12 2.935005206567373E-11 1.011860548896712E-12
node 1.532459785622425E-14 -3.799011936182285E-14 8.471722482728354E-12 8.860275830336185E-12 -7.323655247396587E-12 1.113279055325517E-13
peri -1.714119997427723E-14 5.080268910586778E-14 2.935005206567373E-11 -7.323655247396587E-12 1.628611917463751E-11 1.744398896995209E-13
i -6.567335438007912E-16 1.639355859075488E-15 1.011860548896712E-12 1.113279055325517E-13 1.744398896995209E-13 2.72642877080612E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.28   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 13.526 km 0.046 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 13.798 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2005) Minor Planet Bull. 32, 90-92.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.363   0.033 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3066 McFadden (1984 EO)          Discovered 1984-Mar-01 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1984 EO = 1933 MA = 1936 FE = 1941 MA = 1952 FW = 1968 FQ = 1976 GC = 1980 EG2 
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