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3534 Sax (1936 XA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003534
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1947769649734146 2.6321e-08  
a 2.751689221910686 1.0839e-08 au
q 2.215723546716866 7.2079e-08 au
i 7.638170414976238 3.3598e-06 deg
node 247.084411718864 3.1957e-05 deg
peri 200.940319057963 3.4037e-05 deg
M 86.61573034381412 1.1405e-05 deg
tp 2458599.363877716220
(2019-Apr-25.86387772)
5.2349e-05 TDB
period 1667.237618951442
4.56
9.8508e-06
2.697e-08
d
yr
n .2159260299239235 1.2758e-09 deg/d
Q 3.287654897104506 1.295e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2548  
   data-arc span      30499 days (83.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1936-12-15  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3768  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:58:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23387 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.95881 au 
 T_jup = 3.305 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO458865  
diameter diameter 9.011 km 0.226 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.221 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Bonzo, D.; Carbognani, A. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 93-95.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.229   0.037 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

3534 Sax (1936 XA)          Discovered 1936-Dec-15 by Delporte, E. at Uccle
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1936 XA = 1951 AT1 = 1983 AD1 
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