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3550 Link (1981 YS)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003550
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1579020530647993 3.7473e-08  
a 2.92611139009992 1.5316e-08 au
q 2.464072394106849 1.1163e-07 au
i 14.681061534742 4.1632e-06 deg
node 81.13747638685263 1.9909e-05 deg
peri 29.69054875230026 2.606e-05 deg
M 227.1362668393892 1.7877e-05 deg
tp 2459675.243421492398
(2022-Apr-05.74342149)
9.3637e-05 TDB
period 1828.246323950774
5.01
1.4354e-05
3.93e-08
d
yr
n .1969100089434629 1.546e-09 deg/d
Q 3.388150386092991 1.7735e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2105  
   data-arc span      21513 days (58.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-12-06  
   last obs. used      2020-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47264  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:59:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49126 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84472 au 
 T_jup = 3.211 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.6   n/a MPO435732  
diameter diameter 26.515 km 0.279 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 12.371 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 0.048   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3550 Link (1981 YS)          Discovered 1981-Dec-20 by Mrkos, A. at Klet
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1949-Dec-11 09:22 00:02 Jupiter 1.88543310334423 1.88543237552775 1.88543383116392 2.78455726068742 2.61825666209694 2433261.890030910 1.67568593518692 148.399198343819 16.572652459319 71.4947024231192 2414814.32827979 T 28 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:59:26 2020-Nov-13 03:59
1984-Jul-05 17:16 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.872532123799 1.87253170899404 1.87253253860406 3.67747289644881 3.55234084489562 2445887.219520526 0.717545803482507 108.949825796356 17.1453023049753 86.0569157141971 3304150.0927223 T 28 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:59:26 2020-Nov-13 03:59
2045-May-04 03:11 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.96423456350118 1.96423398409021 1.96423514291248 2.24063340158938 2.0391156555498 2468104.632576128 0.847271827527509 73.9787111638553 19.3271290186409 59.0997605115184 2244551.43880836 T 28 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:59:26 2020-Nov-13 03:59
2079-Oct-31 22:18 00:02 Jupiter 1.84659548380397 1.84659504697135 1.84659592063711 3.29389432463618 3.15156335084561 2480703.429060627 1.514899829304 173.923117078431 17.5894369995305 85.5191051575819 2914494.8878711 T 28 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:59:26 2020-Nov-13 03:59
2114-Jun-09 11:42 00:02 Jupiter 1.99580917159024 1.9958080522367 1.99581029094571 4.03506994117486 3.92848422734135 2493341.987447635 2.22238194368066 162.355148239474 40.3779266366533 -77.8039243519942 3030771.58700868 T 28 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:59:26 2020-Nov-13 03:59
2175-Mar-08 22:31 00:04 Jupiter 1.87639266844971 1.87639189010286 1.87639344681202 2.76319981522149 2.59469711350281 2515529.438463831 3.98207509440435 332.745731732256 18.4220682945193 76.9945966894448 2280492.05231477 T 28 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:59:26 2020-Nov-13 03:59

Alternate Designations
 1981 YS = 1938 JD = 1951 YL2 = 1961 XM = 1961 XZ = 1962 AB 
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