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3546 Atanasoff (1983 SC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003546
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02625086286890095 3.4159e-08  
a 2.694441173545147 1.0649e-08 au
q 2.623709767790093 9.2439e-08 au
i 7.026334745429651 3.7436e-06 deg
node 335.1653457077088 2.9312e-05 deg
peri 248.7937109151018 7.9993e-05 deg
M 236.6321255006457 7.6091e-05 deg
tp 2459554.106356312132
(2021-Dec-05.60635631)
0.00034207 TDB
period 1615.479630180469
4.42
9.5772e-06
2.622e-08
d
yr
n .2228440354644295 1.3211e-09 deg/d
Q 2.765172579300201 1.0929e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2578  
   data-arc span      22791 days (62.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1957-11-23  
   last obs. used      2020-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47142  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:55:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.62549 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.22888 au 
 T_jup = 3.359 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3   n/a MPO452213  
diameter diameter 9.980 km 1.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.754 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 0.234   0.044 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sa   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)

3546 Atanasoff (1983 SC)          Discovered 1983-Sep-28 by Helin, E. F. and Shkodrav, V. at Rozhen
and V. Ivanova and A. Georgieva.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1983 SC = 1957 WJ = 1977 FH2 = 1979 SX10 = 1979 VC1 
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