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3638 Davis (1984 WX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003638
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07712424628687711 3.3695e-08  
a 3.015121782417396 1.8843e-08 au
q 2.782582787485309 1.0169e-07 au
i 11.30682534248837 3.7795e-06 deg
node 108.9288777948142 1.9648e-05 deg
peri 167.5046594633878 3.1979e-05 deg
M 357.7825563476524 2.5257e-05 deg
tp 2458612.278929059588
(2019-May-08.77892906)
0.00013417 TDB
period 1912.298631337107
5.24
1.7927e-05
4.908e-08
d
yr
n .1882551156501549 1.7648e-09 deg/d
Q 3.247660777349484 2.0297e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2422  
   data-arc span      14093 days (38.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-03-31  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42666  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:28:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76667 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.89348 au 
 T_jup = 3.214 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.5   n/a MPO435732  
diameter diameter 17.804 km 3.766 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.9 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Wisniewski, W.Z.; Michalowski, T.M.; Harris, A.W.; McMillan, R.S. (1997) Icarus 126, 395-449; 1995, Lunar & Planetary Sci. XXVI, 1511-1512.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.158   0.109 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3638 Davis (1984 WX)          Discovered 1984-Nov-20 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1984 WX = 1981 FL1 = 1984 YM2 = 1986 CN 
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