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3987 Wujek (1986 EL1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003987
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1161885351907233 3.7585e-08  
a 2.733676043227524 1.0066e-08 au
q 2.416054228078945 1.0417e-07 au
i 4.825032288819228 3.842e-06 deg
node 48.50332317594584 4.2934e-05 deg
peri 307.7711902828892 4.5321e-05 deg
M 314.7023588353163 1.4262e-05 deg
tp 2458808.226585959318
(2019-Nov-20.72658596)
6.5417e-05 TDB
period 1650.893269993447
4.52
9.1181e-06
2.496e-08
d
yr
n .2180637637473856 1.2044e-09 deg/d
Q 3.051297858376102 1.1235e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2728  
   data-arc span      18396 days (50.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-07-17  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46306  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:56:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41481 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.38767 au 
 T_jup = 3.338 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO452220  
diameter diameter 13.737 km 0.182 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.037 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Schmidt, R.E. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 129-131.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.148   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3987 Wujek (1986 EL1)          Discovered 1986-Mar-05 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 EL1 = 1969 OS = 1979 VX2 = 1979 YS1 
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