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34351 Decatur (2000 RZ8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2034351
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0689154936229532 4.5016e-08  
a 2.945603618888581 2.2213e-08 au
q 2.742605891475317 1.3695e-07 au
i 1.296137371062231 8.1443e-06 deg
node 342.8255569921018 0.00022168 deg
peri 88.86551804290568 0.00023156 deg
M 261.0238929996571 7.0008e-05 deg
tp 2459508.177306986436
(2021-Oct-20.67730699)
0.00036161 TDB
period 1846.54494962591
5.06
2.0887e-05
5.719e-08
d
yr
n .1949586984454032 2.2053e-09 deg/d
Q 3.148601346301846 2.3744e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      711  
   data-arc span      9662 days (26.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-01-01  
   last obs. used      2018-06-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57141  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-03 19:09:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.75753 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03669 au 
 T_jup = 3.267 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO351069  
diameter diameter 3.535 km 0.267 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.224   0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

34351 Decatur           Discovered 2000 Sept. 3 by L. Ball at Emerald Lane Observatory.
Decatur, Alabama, is on the south bank of the Tennessee river, approximately 25 km west of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Emerald Lane Observatory is located in Decatur.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 2000 RZ8 = 1996 YW3 = 1998 HF58 
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