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3439 Lebofsky (1983 RL2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003439
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1386047942992786 2.9239e-08  
a 2.741658570252251 9.8787e-09 au
q 2.361651548083584 7.9121e-08 au
i 4.732224792185432 4.4276e-06 deg
node 7.78032601580246 3.7887e-05 deg
peri 283.3664695207025 4.1057e-05 deg
M 64.51542879120214 1.6704e-05 deg
tp 2458703.347376938787
(2019-Aug-07.84737694)
7.6408e-05 TDB
period 1658.129633583473
4.54
8.9618e-06
2.454e-08
d
yr
n .2171120958872104 1.1734e-09 deg/d
Q 3.121665592420919 1.1248e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3064  
   data-arc span      16869 days (46.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-08-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39754  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:00:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.35118 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.07389 au 
 T_jup = 3.331 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3   n/a MPO452211  
diameter diameter 8.762 km 0.253 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.969 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.303   0.024 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3439 Lebofsky (1983 RL2)          Discovered 1983-Sep-04 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
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
2059-Mar-30 09:37 < 00:01 Juno 0.0474250642397785 0.0474241446461894 0.0474259840942684 8.3224409391799 8.32244090835602 2473182.901008054 0.453199435815009 261.828333399032 33.6070494737552 83.0996071388931 209552.749692365 T 43 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 04:00:27 2020-Nov-13 04:00

Alternate Designations
 1983 RL2 = 1974 QR1 = 1979 UN4 = 1981 AB3 
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