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3673 Levy (1985 QS)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003673
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1835981259735252 2.0619e-08  
a 2.34623882667427 6.1963e-09 au
q 1.915473775010551 4.7936e-08 au
i 7.090416185407522 5.3593e-07 deg
node 13.27209052995699 5.5103e-06 deg
peri 44.96114681970242 6.763e-06 deg
M 303.4722108833736 3.7348e-06 deg
tp 2459602.618157747229
(2022-Jan-23.11815775)
1.4276e-05 TDB
period 1312.673606178192
3.59
5.2001e-06
1.424e-08
d
yr
n .2742494389356459 1.0864e-09 deg/d
Q 2.777003878337988 7.334e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2716  
   data-arc span      19142 days (52.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-03-12  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40912  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 09:51:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .933973 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60086 au 
 T_jup = 3.528 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456797.5 (2014-May-20.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1840840412832134 2.0552e-08  
q 1.913684987697278 4.7815e-08 au
tp 2456979.268312422347
(2014-Nov-17.76831242)
8.2548e-06 TDB
node 13.38901328819696 5.5165e-06 deg
peri 45.09182615524083 6.7591e-06 deg
i 7.087952117340515 5.3589e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2716  
   data-arc span      19142 days (52.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-03-12  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40912  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 09:51:08  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60086 au 
 T_jup = 3.528 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 4.223775335406242E-16 -9.77463789430189E-16 -6.762808109900474E-14 -1.070306336406153E-14 -2.733995097056673E-14 -2.53066514729897E-15
q -9.77463789430189E-16 2.28625350239351E-15 1.660845380734697E-13 2.464012870323529E-14 6.711372899118244E-14 5.920479132850526E-15
tp -6.762808109900474E-14 1.660845380734697E-13 6.814130966455939E-11 -1.134978655789315E-11 3.609322626329146E-11 -7.528930487346809E-14
node -1.070306336406153E-14 2.464012870323529E-14 -1.134978655789315E-11 3.043126750158969E-11 -3.308111484231516E-11 1.927270325466151E-12
peri -2.733995097056673E-14 6.711372899118244E-14 3.609322626329146E-11 -3.308111484231516E-11 4.568577318232287E-11 -1.84755022506254E-12
i -2.53066514729897E-15 5.920479132850526E-15 -7.528930487346809E-14 1.927270325466151E-12 -1.84755022506254E-12 2.871809865925183E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.96   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 6.412 km 0.159 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.6879 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2007) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Pray, D.; Pravec, P.; Kusnirak, P.; Stephens, R. (2007) CBET 1165.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.247   0.033 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3673 Levy (1985 QS)          Discovered 1985-Aug-22 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

Alternate Designations
 1985 QS = 1969 ER = 1978 SW5 = 1978 WN 
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