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3874 Stuart (1986 TJ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003874
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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 .05075333006559613 8.7399e-09  
a 2.683654725956961 1.094e-08 au
q 2.547450311868371 2.2213e-08 au
i 7.679409942138019 4.756e-07 deg
node 276.9948183170786 5.7841e-06 deg
peri 316.2545925357074 2.4995e-05 deg
M 73.53064257297039 2.3808e-05 deg
tp 2458872.514800286676
(2020-Jan-24.01480029)
0.00010622 TDB
period 1605.788658512288
4.40
9.8194e-06
2.688e-08
d
yr
n .2241889043689775 1.3709e-09 deg/d
Q 2.819859140045552 1.1496e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2269  
   data-arc span      23772 days (65.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-11-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42078  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Mar-16 15:49:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53961 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21877 au 
 T_jup = 3.361 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457010.5 (2014-Dec-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04923015408990761 8.9054e-09  
q 2.549996256034343 2.2514e-08 au
tp 2457262.517447182753
(2015-Aug-28.01744718)
0.00010986 TDB
node 277.0305897390832 5.7803e-06 deg
peri 314.9289223751247 2.5687e-05 deg
i 7.682739229411096 4.7527e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2269  
   data-arc span      23772 days (65.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-11-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42078  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Mar-16 15:49:01  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21877 au 
 T_jup = 3.361 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 7.930702703455474E-17 -1.811832533106073E-16 -3.19462315143201E-13 3.531398385752159E-15 -7.75731471917765E-14 1.921060907563978E-16
q -1.811832533106073E-16 5.068617421329783E-16 7.469207487738301E-13 -1.150600134171289E-14 1.836760063449773E-13 -6.383786135654411E-16
tp -3.19462315143201E-13 7.469207487738301E-13 1.20694262663319E-8 1.260580750534442E-10 2.753737643543873E-9 4.467320581867776E-12
node 3.531398385752159E-15 -1.150600134171289E-14 1.260580750534442E-10 3.341205719290443E-11 -2.808974187329024E-12 1.440850840552333E-12
peri -7.75731471917765E-14 1.836760063449773E-13 2.753737643543873E-9 -2.808974187329024E-12 6.598120116213091E-10 -3.686339275154313E-13
i 1.921060907563978E-16 -6.383786135654411E-16 4.467320581867776E-12 1.440850840552333E-12 -3.686339275154313E-13 2.258769379293199E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.53   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 8.507 km 0.515 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.14354 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.322   0.127 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3874 Stuart (1986 TJ1)          Discovered 1986-Oct-04 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
 1986 TJ1 = 1972 NO = 1978 YH = 1980 KB = 1986 WB5 
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