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35004 (1979 MC3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2035004
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .119240378493346 5.109e-08  
a 2.529389685120459 1.8388e-08 au
q 2.22778430170953 1.2589e-07 au
i 2.118757351372852 5.3781e-06 deg
node 172.4738446385376 0.00014702 deg
peri 90.89306277595682 0.00015063 deg
M 82.58696241527403 3.8023e-05 deg
tp 2458663.421514686593
(2019-Jun-28.92151469)
0.00015523 TDB
period 1469.339120412834
4.02
1.6023e-05
4.387e-08
d
yr
n .2450081094273542 2.6718e-09 deg/d
Q 2.830995068531387 2.0581e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      526  
   data-arc span      14472 days (39.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-23  
   last obs. used      2019-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5948  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 01:44:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21337 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.22794 au 
 T_jup = 3.441 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO436009  
rotation period rot_per 25.26 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:
[Chang, C.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Chen, W.-P.; et al. (2019) ArXiv:1901.08719.]

35004 (1979 MC3)          Discovered 1979-Jun-25 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Siding Spring
Reference: 20020227/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1979 MC3 = 2000 VQ20 
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