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3944 Halliday (1981 WP1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003944
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1510013352736171 1.196e-08  
a 2.36824528316484 7.2107e-09 au
q 2.010637083151503 3.0035e-08 au
i 7.547076603964428 5.3531e-07 deg
node 69.55788833341892 2.8557e-06 deg
peri 288.0431021722331 7.2483e-06 deg
M 14.6395523130973 9.0351e-06 deg
tp 2459342.366794637568
(2021-May-07.86679464)
3.3312e-05 TDB
period 1331.185101407809
3.64
6.0797e-06
1.665e-08
d
yr
n .2704357189839927 1.2351e-09 deg/d
Q 2.725853483178176 8.2996e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2580  
   data-arc span      15980 days (43.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-23  
   last obs. used      2021-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43615  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 14:12:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02178 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74757 au 
 T_jup = 3.519 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.27   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 5.873 km 0.181 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.565 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.295   0.075 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

3944 Halliday (1981 WP1)          Discovered 1981-Nov-24 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
 1981 WP1 = 1977 SH3 
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