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3101 Goldberger (1978 GB)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003101
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04648560206495055 5.4615e-08  
a 1.978916683203189 5.5756e-09 au
q 1.886925549748113 1.0663e-07 au
i 28.55130581110141 5.797e-06 deg
node 154.9072582335149 8.6581e-06 deg
peri 208.9593816092702 4.3911e-05 deg
M 101.5507932849138 4.3452e-05 deg
tp 2458313.672682562402
(2018-Jul-14.17268256)
0.00012269 TDB
period 1016.80972582688
2.78
4.2973e-06
1.177e-08
d
yr
n .3540485410947896 1.4963e-09 deg/d
Q 2.070907816658264 5.8348e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1623  
   data-arc span      14969 days (40.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-04-11  
   last obs. used      2019-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45524  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:23:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .886233 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.09764 au 
 T_jup = 3.712 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO347545  
rotation period rot_per 5.268 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
[Warner, B.D. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 144-155.]
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 57-65.]
[Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 213-219.]

3101 Goldberger (1978 GB)          Discovered 1978-Apr-11 by Helin, E. F. and Grueff, G. at Palomar
and J. Wall.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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