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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 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1223756203906516 2.9979e-08  
a 2.256429929371748 6.9834e-09 au
q 1.980297916896846 6.6994e-08 au
i 5.735158911616087 4.2246e-06 deg
node 24.85483268558962 3.3781e-05 deg
peri 43.55632963388723 3.8096e-05 deg
M 63.45538778180283 1.7526e-05 deg
tp 2458782.278666180329
(2019-Oct-25.77866618)
6.008e-05 TDB
period 1238.030101481947
3.39
5.7474e-06
1.574e-08
d
yr
n .2907845290426078 1.3499e-09 deg/d
Q 2.53256194184665 7.838e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1901  
   data-arc span      25020 days (68.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-12-01  
   last obs. used      2020-06-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44602  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:56:26  

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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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1935-Dec-19 15:44 < 00:01 Pallas 0.0177796196300299 0.017774466545025 0.0177847733733541 13.7510600830747 13.751059692097 2428156.155626148 0.265829157398015 309.058440833787 30.9120103066407 33.9652107752943 48576.5696406547 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:56:36 2020-Jun-23 15:56
2018-Dec-26 08:22 < 00:01 Vesta 0.0093826523997948 0.00938081763591737 0.00938448716460663 4.89227210865377 4.89226951651365 2458478.848388564 0.369822657160511 91.3714780819384 40.3774991049212 3.54321540377544 15435.8859255038 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:56:36 2020-Jun-23 15:56

Alternate Designations
 1978 RA6 = 1983 CL1 
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