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3737 Beckman (1983 PA)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003737
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3964578337581674 5.8313e-08  
a 2.40696511453683 8.5289e-09 au
q 1.452704939296079 1.3902e-07 au
i 20.13345596592828 5.9887e-06 deg
node 288.187288996595 1.3673e-05 deg
peri 85.43647113292231 1.5552e-05 deg
M 285.2717768663612 1.001e-05 deg
tp 2459283.629600224399
(2021-Mar-10.12960022)
3.895e-05 TDB
period 1363.964668322235
3.73
7.2496e-06
1.985e-08
d
yr
n .2639364555115811 1.4029e-09 deg/d
Q 3.361225289777582 1.191e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1402  
   data-arc span      13457 days (36.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-08-08  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41034  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 16:01:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .610748 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62498 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. 2019-August); 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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