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3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2003552
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 267 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7089002528383115 2.7136e-08  
a 4.261578601276255 2.0414e-08 au
q 1.24054445334118 1.1615e-07 au
i 31.08885769104464 5.2247e-06 deg
node 349.9446412663697 9.3317e-06 deg
peri 316.5317604870356 9.1948e-06 deg
M 106.9014130654041 4.003e-06 deg
tp 2458246.309415995595
(2018-May-07.80941600)
3.0719e-05 TDB
period 3213.32151176918
8.80
2.3089e-05
6.321e-08
d
yr
n .1120336071823054 8.05e-10 deg/d
Q 7.28261274921133 3.4885e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1345  
   data-arc span      13675 days (37.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-09-10  
   last obs. used      2021-02-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46035  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:15:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .332841 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .438623 au 
 T_jup = 2.314 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.96   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 19.0 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
rotation period rot_per 6.665 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Skiff, B.A. (2009) Posting on CALL web site: http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Skiff, B.A. (2018) Posting on CALL web site: http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
[Benishek, V. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 87-90.]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46, 458-503.]
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 27-40.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.03   n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543  
Tholen spectral type spec_T D   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B D   n/a Binzel et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294  

3552 Don Quixote (1983 SA)          Discovered 1983-Sep-26 by Wild, P. at Zimmerwald
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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