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3737 Beckman (1983 PA)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003737
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3962426294635421 1.7761e-08  
a 2.407074104063511 7.9147e-09 au
q 1.453288731755786 4.3528e-08 au
i 20.13216885130772 4.9053e-07 deg
node 288.1870566071293 3.3426e-06 deg
peri 85.40241949370035 4.1722e-06 deg
M 338.0623830037302 6.5295e-06 deg
tp 2459283.622685734724
(2021-Mar-10.12268573)
2.5018e-05 TDB
period 1364.057311675605
3.73
6.7277e-06
1.842e-08
d
yr
n .2639185296091238 1.3017e-09 deg/d
Q 3.360859476371237 1.1051e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1586  
   data-arc span      13643 days (37.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-08-08  
   last obs. used      2020-12-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39836  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:29:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .610067 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62579 au 
 T_jup = 3.334 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO473817  
diameter diameter 6.968 km 1.409 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
rotation period rot_per 3.124 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Wisniewski, W.Z. (1991) Icarus 90, 117-122.]
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Hanowell, J.; Risley, E.; Turk, J.; et al. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 82-84.]
[Benishek, V. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 187-189.]
[Stephens, R.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 299-301.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.288   0.169 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  
B-V BV 0.839   0.020 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=7.51 deg.
U-B UB 0.406   0.039 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=7.51 deg.
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

3737 Beckman (1983 PA)          Discovered 1983-Aug-08 by Helin, E. F. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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