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3480 Abante (1981 GB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003480
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2837971578768506 3.08e-08  
a 3.040131358386117 1.149e-08 au
q 2.177350719303848 9.2328e-08 au
i 3.762208225301849 3.9147e-06 deg
node 187.3781617833137 5.1318e-05 deg
peri 25.52236255791692 5.1715e-05 deg
M 118.4836257466025 6.521e-06 deg
tp 2458363.275030224317
(2018-Sep-01.77503022)
3.3726e-05 TDB
period 1936.140860593338
5.30
1.0976e-05
3.005e-08
d
yr
n .1859368847211233 1.0541e-09 deg/d
Q 3.902911997468387 1.4751e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1894  
   data-arc span      15669 days (42.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-08  
   last obs. used      2020-08-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51495  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 23:04:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17223 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.06405 au 
 T_jup = 3.174 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO502186  
diameter diameter 9.511 km 1.947 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.102   0.038 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3480 Abante (1981 GB)          Discovered 1981-Apr-01 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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