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3266 Bernardus (1978 PA)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003266
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1102712914478332 3.815e-08  
a 1.908613870027725 5.9466e-09 au
q 1.698148553704521 7.1151e-08 au
i 26.37751408173979 5.5998e-06 deg
node 110.6245068510088 9.4399e-06 deg
peri 255.8381493642395 3.11e-05 deg
M 280.5009369025042 3.3188e-05 deg
tp 2459213.184112792839
(2020-Dec-29.68411279)
8.9218e-05 TDB
period 963.1092194322184
2.64
4.5011e-06
1.232e-08
d
yr
n .3737893820726072 1.7469e-09 deg/d
Q 2.119079186350929 6.6024e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1835  
   data-arc span      15124 days (41.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-08-11  
   last obs. used      2020-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38287  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 18:58:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .787899 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.28285 au 
 T_jup = 3.805 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO473810  
diameter diameter 7.592 km 0.249 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 10.757 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 172-176.]
[Warner, B.D. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 142-149.]
[Warner, B.D. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 245-252.]
[Warner, B.D. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 144-155.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
[Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 289-294.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.255   0.046 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3266 Bernardus (1978 PA)          Discovered 1978-Aug-11 by Schuster, H.-E. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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