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3687 Dzus (A908 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003687
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2005173798635417 3.9704e-08  
a 2.728087988943824 1.0969e-08 au
q 2.181058933363609 1.1107e-07 au
i 15.79335159968008 4.5371e-06 deg
node 224.8851536435661 1.4917e-05 deg
peri 113.4968648326076 1.8016e-05 deg
M 303.5206468051709 1.0847e-05 deg
tp 2459258.710085120639
(2021-Feb-13.21008512)
5.0176e-05 TDB
period 1645.833838124413
4.51
9.9259e-06
2.718e-08
d
yr
n .2187341101275782 1.3192e-09 deg/d
Q 3.275117044524038 1.3168e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2227  
   data-arc span      40843 days (111.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1908-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41839  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 23:06:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22806 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.41028 au 
 T_jup = 3.273 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.5   n/a MPO384785  
diameter diameter 30.932 km 0.250 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 58.12 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Skiff, B.A. (2016) Posting on CALL web site. http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.046   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Ch   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)

3687 Dzus (A908 TC)          Discovered 1908-Oct-07 by Kopff, A. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A908 TC = 1952 HM3 = 1970 GD2 = 1980 TO8 = 1980 TX = 1984 NC 
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