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34351 Decatur (2000 RZ8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2034351
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0689973868643753 4.2431e-08  
a 2.944216056363795 1.5915e-08 au
q 2.741072842110557 1.3276e-07 au
i 1.296352939257926 7.6019e-06 deg
node 342.8239915566145 0.00016336 deg
peri 89.2682847518744 0.00017569 deg
M 299.6423415004271 6.6838e-05 deg
tp 2459509.873296427428
(2021-Oct-22.37329643)
0.0003436 TDB
period 1845.240347000243
5.05
1.4962e-05
4.096e-08
d
yr
n .1950965361153317 1.5819e-09 deg/d
Q 3.147359270617034 1.7013e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      924  
   data-arc span      24300 days (66.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-07-03  
   last obs. used      2021-01-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5411  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 07:52:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.75553 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03625 au 
 T_jup = 3.268 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.67   n/a E2021B10  
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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