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3248 Farinella (1982 FK)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003248
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1514741614001784 4.1625e-08  
a 3.204281015828277 1.7469e-08 au
q 2.718915236065177 1.36e-07 au
i 10.8993691175153 4.8765e-06 deg
node 12.07778561126339 2.1676e-05 deg
peri 316.8419293716999 2.5957e-05 deg
M 46.60949114748937 1.412e-05 deg
tp 2458329.252225982506
(2018-Jul-29.75222598)
8.2292e-05 TDB
period 2095.049661394079
5.74
1.7132e-05
4.69e-08
d
yr
n .1718336355618656 1.4052e-09 deg/d
Q 3.689646795591377 2.0115e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3435  
   data-arc span      31460 days (86.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-10-19  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37694  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:27:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72028 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.76578 au 
 T_jup = 3.147 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.8   n/a MPO365285  
diameter diameter 36.553 km 0.390 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.676 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:
[Ditteon, R.; Horn, L.; Kamperman, A.; Vorjohan, B.; Kirkpatrick, E. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 26-28.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.050   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B D   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)

3248 Farinella (1982 FK)          Discovered 1982-Mar-21 by Bowell, E. 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
 1982 FK = 1933 UN1 = 1950 TK4 = 1955 NC = 1956 VM = 1976 GF1 
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