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4309 Marvin (1978 QC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004309
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2608754621129802 3.4312e-08  
a 3.012003884231762 1.1148e-08 au
q 2.22624597904671 1.0357e-07 au
i 1.560139944262804 4.2172e-06 deg
node 191.2260180821767 0.00012439 deg
peri 210.0185222141989 0.00012463 deg
M 38.16618928192971 5.7907e-06 deg
tp 2459194.077857481412
(2020-Dec-10.57785748)
3.0991e-05 TDB
period 1909.333173621131
5.23
1.06e-05
2.902e-08
d
yr
n .1885475018051694 1.0467e-09 deg/d
Q 3.797761789416815 1.4056e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1957  
   data-arc span      17366 days (47.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-26  
   last obs. used      2021-04-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4808  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 14:21:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23422 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.625 au 
 T_jup = 3.196 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.82   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 5.493 km 1.736 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.194   0.111 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  

4309 Marvin (1978 QC)          Discovered 1978-Aug-30 by Harvard Observatory at Harvard
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1934-Oct-05 04:11 00:01 Jupiter 1.64269735393783 1.64269693622261 1.64269777165338 0.77834084925154 n/a 2427715.674135018 1.17565173990959 64.1941252073943 16.5570053871692 -78.241763656263 14547451.908525 F 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
1972-Mar-27 02:04 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.84772328547597 1.84772280216075 1.84772376879077 1.6743693563219 1.37356631752365 2441403.586321189 0.6700745602596 61.9687923239284 39.7183644094716 42.253805003648 2112301.23702811 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
1981-Feb-21 10:42 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.89810992188416 1.89810944385947 1.89811039990841 1.49692674899463 1.16116287346463 2444656.945535162 0.515895675018503 112.656792236767 64.0822016634997 -35.2343711442059 1979463.52295951 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
2018-Aug-11 23:08 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.62190084377748 1.6219005212808 1.62190116627417 0.807414378575368 n/a 2458342.464208980 0.263899366610454 54.8731899096219 15.9395740521464 -87.6722554263759 15206046.6938278 F 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
2065-Jan-11 17:21 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.69685881629239 1.69685822062579 1.69685941195937 0.895058030375588 n/a 2475297.222700235 0.930678237249789 59.7405342666169 18.8271459924799 -66.0948515972691 12442303.3359813 F 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
2102-Jun-29 23:55 00:02 Jupiter 1.75295789518879 1.75295697618258 1.75295881420417 1.26514465667675 0.79636593130401 2488979.496387755 1.55985485982784 706.118254650354 96.1702738772031 27.493506834446 2836941.18727983 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
2148-Nov-22 01:38 00:02 Jupiter 1.60363011438727 1.60362979436476 1.60363043440997 0.748390269368984 n/a 2505926.567968829 2.14209343975099 105.14094704953 15.3712838866622 -87.6371149736787 15589350.866998 F 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
2186-May-25 11:18 00:03 Jupiter 1.96787176609604 1.96786992682695 1.96787360536256 2.36210334730545 2.17225249356927 2519624.970794568 2.87131718713979 51.3131533473002 6.98911168000164 -89.0096275117954 653866.8470467 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21
2195-Apr-19 16:05 00:03 Jupiter 1.77774982227282 1.77774809399051 1.77775155053524 1.1115595634803 0.531647772098452 2522876.170126445 3.0459204773371 2970.44787116375 315.853265112493 0.491551696903189 539327.945837333 T 32 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-08 14:21:51 2021-Jul-08 14:21

Alternate Designations
 1978 QC = 1973 SK4 = 1973 UW = 1978 SE8 
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