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3359 Purcari (1978 RA6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003359
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .122428611454836 1.5044e-08  
a 2.256090956540219 6.5748e-09 au
q 1.979880873415187 3.5527e-08 au
i 5.735630037073969 3.8906e-07 deg
node 24.85160564870124 5.5179e-06 deg
peri 43.48720971377896 1.0335e-05 deg
M 121.688250749075 8.8669e-06 deg
tp 2458782.111748049038
(2019-Oct-25.61174805)
2.9927e-05 TDB
period 1237.751136820341
3.39
5.4107e-06
1.481e-08
d
yr
n .2908500661326832 1.2714e-09 deg/d
Q 2.532301039665251 7.3797e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2033  
   data-arc span      25291 days (69.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-12-01  
   last obs. used      2021-02-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45344  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:01:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .997283 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.73007 au 
 T_jup = 3.607 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.82   n/a E2021B10  
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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