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3359 Purcari (1978 RA6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003359
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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 .1223756206782093 3.0043e-08  
a 2.256429929243177 7.0079e-09 au
q 1.980297916135155 6.7176e-08 au
i 5.735158613583479 4.2444e-06 deg
node 24.85483239651778 3.3784e-05 deg
peri 43.55632962785023 3.8117e-05 deg
M 63.45538814523839 1.7594e-05 deg
tp 2458782.278664949135
(2019-Oct-25.77866495)
6.0309e-05 TDB
period 1238.030101376133
3.39
5.7675e-06
1.579e-08
d
yr
n .2907845290674611 1.3547e-09 deg/d
Q 2.532561942351198 7.8655e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1859  
   data-arc span      24986 days (68.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-12-01  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44284  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:52:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .998331 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.72958 au 
 T_jup = 3.607 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO412192  
diameter diameter 4.183 km 0.056 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.366   0.064 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3359 Purcari (1978 RA6)          Discovered 1978-Sep-13 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 RA6 = 1983 CL1 
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