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3117 Niepce (1983 CM1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003117
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0556739845764964 3.6637e-08  
a 2.845993755446866 1.218e-08 au
q 2.687545943001312 1.0204e-07 au
i 3.240623806164378 3.2129e-06 deg
node 93.26986026868094 8.4055e-05 deg
peri 221.4183194539012 9.2767e-05 deg
M 27.09236390820449 3.9765e-05 deg
tp 2458468.524370909675
(2018-Dec-16.02437091)
0.00019364 TDB
period 1753.675929996237
4.80
1.1258e-05
3.082e-08
d
yr
n .2052830821489193 1.3178e-09 deg/d
Q 3.00444156789242 1.2858e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2332  
   data-arc span      23575 days (64.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-16  
   last obs. used      2019-11-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49327  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:23:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67372 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14861 au 
 T_jup = 3.303 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO309171  
rotation period rot_per 9.84 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Behrend, R. (2017) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

3117 Niepce (1983 CM1)          Discovered 1983-Feb-11 by Thomas, N. G. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1983 CM1 = 1962 XV1 = 1973 AA2 = 1975 NR = 1976 UE5 = 1978 EY = 1979 HL4 
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