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43729 (1979 MS3)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2043729
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .13344550594933 4.9508e-08  
a 3.208172495393912 2.5133e-08 au
q 2.780056293573347 1.5183e-07 au
i 3.707738053729293 5.296e-06 deg
node 250.0656358502159 9.606e-05 deg
peri 21.29608026322767 9.9618e-05 deg
M 129.3645172371931 2.7646e-05 deg
tp 2458642.280659249270
(2019-Jun-07.78065925)
0.00015724 TDB
period 2098.867359218957
5.75
2.4664e-05
6.753e-08
d
yr
n .1715210817962148 2.0156e-09 deg/d
Q 3.636288697214477 2.8487e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      633  
   data-arc span      15172 days (41.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-06-23  
   last obs. used      2021-01-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54964  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 09:21:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76419 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.46146 au 
 T_jup = 3.175 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.74   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 6.337 km 0.343 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.064   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

43729 (1979 MS3)          Discovered 1979-Jun-25 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Siding Spring
Reference: 20020822/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1979 MS3 = 1979 OZ7 
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