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3110 Wagman (1975 SC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003110
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1241236492087723 2.706e-08  
a 2.560562312395606 8.5445e-09 au
q 2.242735974154611 7.2532e-08 au
i 2.238397403750223 6.3992e-07 deg
node 347.455510209477 1.5166e-05 deg
peri 75.98956761245536 2.0442e-05 deg
M 323.1174439770688 1.0652e-05 deg
tp 2459353.827466761504
4.4527e-05 TDB
period 1496.585214967824
n .2405476122572411 1.2041e-09 deg/d
Q 2.878388650636601 9.6051e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2739  
   data-arc span      32992 days (90.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1930-10-16  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42122  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 14:41:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25654 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40521 au 
 T_jup = 3.423 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.85   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 8.006 km 0.157 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.145   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

3110 Wagman           Discovered 1975 Sept. 28 by H. L. Giclas at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
Named in memory of Nicholas E. Wagman (1905-1980), American astronomer and leading astrometrist. Associated with the Allegheny Observatory beginning in 1930, he was its director and the chairman of the University of Pittsburgh's Astronomy Department from 1941 until 1970. Under his direction the 0.76-m Thaw refractor was renovated and used to set the standard for parallax determinations, of which over 1200 were made; and a number of astrometric binaries were discovered and characterized. In his honor the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh named its Nicholas E. Wagman Observatory in 1976. Name proposed and citation prepared by T. P. Kohman on behalf of the association.
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Reference: 19960828/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-09-26

Alternate Designations
 1975 SC = 1930 US = 1971 TJ = 1977 ED3 = 1979 QN8 = 1979 SV3 = 1983 RS2 
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