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3122 Florence (1981 ET3)
Classification: Amor [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2003122
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 559 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4230601080787966 6.5464e-09  
a 1.768889518826767 4.1468e-09 au
q 1.020542927812465 1.2403e-08 au
i 22.14239422414861 1.8573e-06 deg
node 336.0804437562006 1.242e-06 deg
peri 27.84121981424509 4.7226e-06 deg
M 242.8720760633711 1.2715e-06 deg
tp 2458880.080858825104
(2020-Jan-31.58085883)
3.2223e-06 TDB
period 859.3092560190237
2.35
3.0217e-06
8.273e-09
d
yr
n .4189411407806716 1.4732e-09 deg/d
Q 2.51723610984107 5.9012e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      4618  
   # delay obs. used      6  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      14805 days (40.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-03-09  
   last obs. used      2019-09-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .28997  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-21 05:56:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0441982 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.99456 au 
 T_jup = 3.920 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO452206  
diameter diameter 4.9 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543 based on assumed medium albedo (0.15)
rotation period rot_per 2.3581 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (1998) Icarus 136, 124-153.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2002) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2003) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Behrend, R. (2010) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Elenin, L.; Molotov, I. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 101-102.]
[Linder, T.; Sampson, R.; Holmes, R. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 4-6.]
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 240-250.]
[Behrend, R. (2017) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Observers at Arecibo and/or Goldstone (2017) https://cneos.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news199.html]
[Stone, G. (2017) Posting on CALL web site: http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Franco, L.; Bacci, P.; Maestripieri, M.; Baj, G.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 174-177.]
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Hendrickx, S. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 61-63.]
[Rodrigo, O.: Fornas, G.; Arce, E.; Mas, V.; et al. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 120-121.]
[Tomassini, A.; Scardella, M.; Franceschini, F.; Pierri, F. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 11-13.]
[Warner, B.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 19-34.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.231   0.049 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...743..156M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

3122 Florence (1981 ET3)          Discovered 1981-Mar-02 by Bus, S. J. at Siding Spring
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1981 ET3 = 1983 CN1 
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