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3314 Beals (1981 FH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003314
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04552504443604719 2.7852e-08  
a 2.217766543968576 6.2998e-09 au
q 2.116802623505628 6.147e-08 au
i 7.406674618074345 3.9111e-06 deg
node 359.4155990508762 2.5068e-05 deg
peri 46.40441787528088 5.2337e-05 deg
M 205.3098486852311 4.6383e-05 deg
tp 2459914.861015331485
(2022-Dec-01.36101533)
0.00015585 TDB
period 1206.346777304614
3.30
5.1401e-06
1.407e-08
d
yr
n .2984216535185359 1.2715e-09 deg/d
Q 2.318730464431524 6.5866e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2747  
   data-arc span      34131 days (93.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1928-02-28  
   last obs. used      2021-08-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42295  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 09:32:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1292 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.81204 au 
 T_jup = 3.640 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.91   n/a MPO636113  
diameter diameter 6.776 km 0.058 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.4616 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pray, D.P.; Galad, A.; Husark, M.; Oey, J. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 34-37.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.221   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
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)

3314 Beals (1981 FH)          Discovered 1981-Mar-30 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

Alternate Designations
 1981 FH = 1928 DD1 = 1941 BT = 1959 SR = 1959 TX = 1969 TM = 1974 DZ1 = 1978 AG = 1979 WV4 = 1985 ND 
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