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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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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
1905-Nov-23 13:20 00:05 Jupiter 1.5700109011979 1.57001039988981 1.57001140250734 2.2996238957954 2.05165006416275 2417173.055479967 4.51976263849628 198.308602967282 24.7098905109304 89.5192370028367 2244913.66386777 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
1917-Jun-13 20:18 00:04 Jupiter 1.57914742428135 1.57914680776532 1.57914804079847 2.31187599252316 2.06688445367231 2421393.346031637 3.58653259922968 160.642421427118 22.9260725556029 -85.596167400437 1899364.80163897 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
1928-Dec-14 09:40 00:03 Jupiter 1.61816703049948 1.61816611130539 1.61816794969505 2.40224256008688 2.17344841098059 2425594.902738582 2.95421034345556 132.961056527524 20.2427725278749 -81.3977413769869 1734467.65294072 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
1940-May-21 01:05 00:03 Jupiter 1.69788089791907 1.6978797751921 1.6978820206473 2.64357798528118 2.44760368072303 2429770.544824788 2.50582546577519 119.399818187072 18.3271785934362 -76.8627345917179 1731815.40275258 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
1951-Sep-26 02:23 00:02 Jupiter 1.81782193737081 1.81782076178363 1.81782311295913 3.1134778305498 2.96003969266412 2433915.599446005 2.12038301682295 111.150653839998 21.0835998215355 -71.2904319211155 1853264.68186631 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
1963-Jan-04 23:43 00:02 Jupiter 1.97008019443196 1.97007912027518 1.97008126858941 3.8270330731465 3.71299014487923 2438034.488430996 1.7204666028976 91.8519212980412 25.2144883793945 -65.6904492601122 2086432.20878636 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2109-Oct-10 21:33 00:04 Jupiter 1.87796030437352 1.87795864050771 1.87796196824087 2.71418387694209 2.54258286944902 2491639.398228560 3.80743633508618 142.542926358098 37.6748948732433 -68.8382480276119 2058767.14839033 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2121-Mar-25 21:16 00:04 Jupiter 1.77990379848172 1.77990207987473 1.7799055170889 2.50911210113668 2.31168367443845 2495823.386161623 4.32293360819606 115.703158744897 48.5312869731092 -65.9660168760782 1624379.21915425 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2132-Sep-26 05:04 00:05 Jupiter 1.70759064596991 1.70758902158136 1.70759227035788 2.40825838262405 2.19263335551381 2500025.711097648 4.91535505631407 85.6550155495511 64.5297357598011 -87.1615949612539 1519902.91779967 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2144-Apr-10 06:32 00:06 Jupiter 1.65967214470247 1.65967078354876 1.6596735058573 2.37795738853031 2.15266595144309 2504239.772472154 5.6922686957295 123.488274370617 43.2157455491054 69.0025623948079 2403960.88781936 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2155-Oct-29 05:23 00:07 Jupiter 1.63333897654692 1.63333805944315 1.63333989365608 2.39775027750034 2.1707232792096 2508458.724502709 6.78691078671682 199.309298374214 26.791415757885 78.3185066931724 2507395.82255477 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2167-May-12 12:51 00:08 Jupiter 1.62937668938129 1.62937616878329 1.62937720997955 2.4686587619484 2.24824088612685 2512672.035603564 8.32326673397588 302.866110025119 19.0996556623525 86.9248774100251 2091049.96776828 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2178-Nov-10 07:50 00:10 Jupiter 1.65541471276706 1.65541319252304 1.6554162330444 2.61238520760719 2.4085723455399 2516871.826391898 10.3628708767243 427.677896949558 17.4458525237004 -85.9304727341675 1895547.90336305 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22
2190-Apr-17 21:00 00:13 Jupiter 1.71569575369227 1.71569249426883 1.71569901317862 2.86602911258339 2.68826004841752 2521048.375258277 12.828475216632 571.223231101367 19.2274834264452 -79.4604253420637 1908329.74277781 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 09:22:01 2021-Apr-13 09:22

Alternate Designations
 1979 MS3 = 1979 OZ7 
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