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35352 Texas (1997 PD2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2035352
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .239892249382313 3.9526e-08  
a 2.347765074102627 8.7116e-09 au
q 1.784554429454915 9.2219e-08 au
i 1.580386004797904 4.1944e-06 deg
node 229.0243027046484 0.00016594 deg
peri 76.11911231385972 0.00016621 deg
M 125.477362738255 8.9319e-06 deg
tp 2458542.523425092199
3.1619e-05 TDB
period 1313.954671734131
n .2739820541334803 1.525e-09 deg/d
Q 2.910975718750339 1.0801e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      637  
   data-arc span      14729 days (40.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-07-24  
   last obs. used      2019-11-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52205  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 02:47:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .770292 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34583 au 
 T_jup = 3.520 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO439336  
rotation period rot_per 2.54 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.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]

35352 Texas           Discovered 1997 Aug. 7 by W. G. Dillon and R. Pepper at Needville.
The largest state in the continental U.S., Texas is well known for its proud and independent people, the Alamo, oil wealth, cowboys and cattle, April wildflowers and NASA's Johnson Space Center.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

Alternate Designations
 1997 PD2 = 1979 OA8 = 2001 UZ62 
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