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4568 Menkaure (1983 RY3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004568
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06281028393699083 3.5188e-08  
a 3.033619140402058 1.6358e-08 au
q 2.843076660836715 1.0304e-07 au
i 10.66559253957162 5.307e-06 deg
node 6.859907488830705 1.7194e-05 deg
peri 231.1445865142117 4.7415e-05 deg
M 79.38609706339282 4.4063e-05 deg
tp 2458574.919264638656
(2019-Apr-01.41926464)
0.00023665 TDB
period 1929.923127569058
5.28
1.561e-05
4.274e-08
d
yr
n .1865359271866222 1.5087e-09 deg/d
Q 3.224161619967401 1.7385e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3259  
   data-arc span      17169 days (47.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-10-29  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37028  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:50:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84706 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.79576 au 
 T_jup = 3.213 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457144.5 (2015-May-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06100943320098988 3.4773e-08  
q 2.849569383194439 1.0131e-07 au
tp 2456653.229330381969
(2013-Dec-26.72933038)
0.00024851 TDB
node 7.026243747635198 1.7177e-05 deg
peri 232.7639852084328 4.886e-05 deg
i 10.67180587105878 5.3075e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3259  
   data-arc span      17169 days (47.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-10-29  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37028  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:50:33  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.79576 au 
 T_jup = 3.213 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.209181980885469E-15 -3.486495634490815E-15 -3.466648782192905E-12 -3.605195333664689E-16 -6.669757488514288E-13 7.215975283058983E-16
q -3.486495634490815E-15 1.026287886154582E-14 9.570764882813542E-12 -1.965354352894611E-16 1.857403286070167E-12 -1.55458091763724E-15
tp -3.466648782192905E-12 9.570764882813542E-12 6.175624570913458E-8 -9.289464769348419E-12 1.137214390936897E-8 -1.111189924081789E-11
node -3.605195333664689E-16 -1.965354352894611E-16 -9.289464769348419E-12 2.950437511153478E-10 -2.914185692335146E-10 -2.10692451960132E-11
peri -6.669757488514288E-13 1.857403286070167E-12 1.137214390936897E-8 -2.914185692335146E-10 2.387331152979064E-9 1.867157660018143E-11
i 7.215975283058983E-16 -1.55458091763724E-15 -1.111189924081789E-11 -2.10692451960132E-11 1.867157660018143E-11 2.816922421159787E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8   n/a MPO452230  
diameter diameter 14.871 km 0.252 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.183   0.030 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

4568 Menkaure (1983 RY3)          Discovered 1983-Sep-02 by Thomas, N. G. at Flagstaff
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
1905-Mar-18 21:10 00:03 Jupiter 1.84040833114412 1.84040740825161 1.84040925403715 3.47537458373167 3.34032275686513 2416923.381824730 2.73526042258689 78.4783498924817 32.7519895847337 -58.2571068763843 2792402.20536433 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
1952-Dec-13 18:47 00:02 Jupiter 1.88066479924389 1.88066404189695 1.88066555659126 3.26961397175632 3.12883465023438 2434360.282942175 1.59783460432866 69.3307525099621 20.0965313291546 -60.3308481100307 3094560.28081443 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
2000-Sep-13 23:20 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.930425600955 1.93042510129175 1.93042610061847 3.07487951499345 2.928708590515 2451801.472173180 0.410792187573495 49.3084029091123 10.5437898609654 -67.8972494274456 3426798.85641519 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
2010-Feb-08 16:44 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.97021553859675 1.97021509932929 1.97021597786421 4.29001371336105 4.18860243984448 2455236.197369343 0.198545285593699 62.4052237803523 18.1524519606134 82.8985780402717 3351380.97302733 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
2048-Jun-18 20:02 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.98640743772324 1.98640694639606 1.98640792905065 2.94310261772505 2.79446497711026 2469246.334754280 0.926854848969887 50.5117114623796 8.93827079778888 -63.9923665261835 3866288.84092801 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
2057-Nov-01 10:50 00:01 Jupiter 1.91468628205823 1.91468556928347 1.91468699483299 4.24751279719871 4.14205277654461 2472668.951671805 1.00489731623724 79.8553833256862 33.0173972907582 88.7109939721672 2926722.74388717 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
2105-Jul-24 21:41 00:02 Jupiter 1.868286617903 1.86828568859215 1.86828754721512 4.1695582824743 4.05936929110459 2490100.403725722 2.12395630472269 138.07784118358 34.7641122776008 -79.2705715155871 3045101.60328478 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
2153-Apr-14 02:54 00:03 Jupiter 1.83253135772543 1.83253045707532 1.8325322583846 4.04862151088798 3.93279890057691 2507530.621166634 3.2475225359512 259.95587342688 24.7424189825687 -83.2548683001515 3211358.00789319 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50
2201-Jan-01 01:59 00:04 Jupiter 1.81487644117739 1.81487577806304 1.81487710430597 3.89714750543495 3.77549162241248 2524958.582536257 4.38259168289703 349.949881637905 20.0701310457348 -87.5322754522412 3146342.53745834 T 41 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 03:50:41 2020-Nov-13 03:50

Alternate Designations
 1983 RY3 = 1973 UG6 = 1976 GR4 = 1978 RS2 = 1978 TG3 = 1978 TV 
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