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3944 Halliday (1981 WP1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003944
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .15136915525197 3.4793e-08  
a 2.369153696974427 7.3565e-09 au
q 2.010536903201326 8.4015e-08 au
i 7.547337935626346 3.5241e-06 deg
node 69.57497782946942 2.6778e-05 deg
peri 288.0458706589555 2.8622e-05 deg
M 321.6447943433807 1.1107e-05 deg
tp 2459342.409051093878
(2021-May-07.90905109)
4.1265e-05 TDB
period 1331.951100749197
3.65
6.2038e-06
1.699e-08
d
yr
n .2702801925667592 1.2589e-09 deg/d
Q 2.727770490747528 8.4701e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2542  
   data-arc span      15724 days (43.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-23  
   last obs. used      2020-10-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43461  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:55:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02089 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74577 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

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Alternate Designations
 1981 WP1 = 1977 SH3 
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