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3329 Golay (1985 RT1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003329
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08490287896679291 4.0704e-08  
a 2.998726139963784 1.58e-08 au
q 2.744125657447881 1.1903e-07 au
i 10.39046158325189 5.7424e-06 deg
node 11.89543234393959 2.2447e-05 deg
peri 67.94550127522736 4.3506e-05 deg
M 179.2089418349168 3.6681e-05 deg
tp 2458056.306927451286
(2017-Oct-29.80692745)
0.00019069 TDB
period 1896.721796564448
5.19
1.4991e-05
4.104e-08
d
yr
n .1898011614840256 1.5001e-09 deg/d
Q 3.253326622479687 1.7142e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2123  
   data-arc span      22037 days (60.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1959-10-01  
   last obs. used      2020-01-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .472  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:44:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.77966 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98877 au 
 T_jup = 3.223 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.6   n/a MPO473811  
diameter diameter 18.365 km 0.240 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.129 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Marchini, A.; Papini, R.; Banfi, M.; Salvaggio, F.; Franco, L. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 338-339.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.103   0.021 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3329 Golay (1985 RT1)          Discovered 1985-Sep-12 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1985 RT1 = 1928 RO = 1959 TB = 1962 GA = 1980 TF9 = 1980 VD2 
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