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3189 Penza (1978 RF6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003189
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1980804233029625 4.1272e-08  
a 3.09478433690734 1.6743e-08 au
q 2.481768145421356 1.3048e-07 au
i 8.225435036528078 4.5826e-06 deg
node 177.5355146295634 2.6261e-05 deg
peri 189.689878129132 2.7785e-05 deg
M 231.2988256867918 1.056e-05 deg
tp 2459711.425383499217
(2022-May-11.92538350)
6.1571e-05 TDB
period 1988.584326642408
5.44
1.6137e-05
4.418e-08
d
yr
n .181033308558675 1.4691e-09 deg/d
Q 3.707800528393324 2.0059e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1901  
   data-arc span      23186 days (63.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-11-03  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49607  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:50:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48085 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.75331 au 
 T_jup = 3.178 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8   n/a MPO435728  
diameter diameter 10.707 km 1.998 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AJ....154..168M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.136   0.067 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AJ....154..168M)  

3189 Penza (1978 RF6)          Discovered 1978-Sep-13 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 RF6 = 1981 EE25 
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