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3566 Levitan (1979 YA9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003566
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1268189844797924 3.3058e-08  
a 2.360833401202056 8.3528e-09 au
q 2.061434906735637 7.971e-08 au
i 2.273277106496147 3.5671e-06 deg
node 289.2158902131009 8.4091e-05 deg
peri 194.0405413682673 8.5289e-05 deg
M 295.8312025238892 1.6309e-05 deg
tp 2458836.666252491967
(2019-Dec-19.16625249)
6.0678e-05 TDB
period 1324.940691443689
3.63
7.0316e-06
1.925e-08
d
yr
n .2717102752786126 1.442e-09 deg/d
Q 2.660231895668475 9.4121e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2161  
   data-arc span      19786 days (54.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1964-11-27  
   last obs. used      2019-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46484  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:27:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07753 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40127 au 
 T_jup = 3.539 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO416748  
diameter diameter 14.765 km 0.251 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.61403 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.056   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B B   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)

3566 Levitan (1979 YA9)          Discovered 1979-Dec-24 by Zhuravleva, L. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1979 YA9 = 1951 CO1 = 1962 CO = 1964 WM = 1973 GF1 = 1975 XT1 = 1978 PX1 = 1978 QD1 = 1980 BM6 = 1980 BO = 1980 CP = 1984 HQ2 = 1986 WT1 
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