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3687 Dzus (A908 TC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003687
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2003854050454959 3.8904e-08  
a 2.7283364095944 1.0989e-08 au
q 2.181617613057452 1.0926e-07 au
i 15.78917681343708 4.3448e-06 deg
node 224.8529451987192 1.4687e-05 deg
peri 113.4313834554606 1.7802e-05 deg
M 347.3269274149691 1.0576e-05 deg
tp 2459258.446168700924
(2021-Feb-12.94616870)
4.8486e-05 TDB
period 1646.058648553203
4.51
9.9448e-06
2.723e-08
d
yr
n .218704236520625 1.3213e-09 deg/d
Q 3.275055206131348 1.3191e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2393  
   data-arc span      40976 days (112.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1908-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-12-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40626  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:12:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22703 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40872 au 
 T_jup = 3.272 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.57   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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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