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5161 Wightman (1980 TX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005161
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08122639954170201 2.2426e-08  
a 2.847284867350198 1.0834e-08 au
q 2.61601016910577 6.3126e-08 au
i 1.518010337114419 1.4534e-07 deg
node 202.1180313417298 9.78e-06 deg
peri 155.7411867306719 8.4465e-06 deg
M 143.5922767296497 8.0475e-06 deg
tp 2458500.539733950497
(2019-Jan-17.03973395)
3.6828e-05 TDB
period 1754.869422763249
4.80
1.0016e-05
2.742e-08
d
yr
n .2051434684143836 1.1709e-09 deg/d
Q 3.078559565594627 1.1714e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3121  
   data-arc span      25404 days (69.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-09-04  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44981  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 22:05:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61027 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29823 au 
 T_jup = 3.302 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.73   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 8.360 km 0.099 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.277   0.096 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

5161 Wightman (1980 TX3)          Discovered 1980-Oct-09 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1980 TX3 = 1951 RM = 1987 BL2 
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