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6141 Durda (1992 YC3)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006141
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1432443077311846 5.1298e-08  
a 1.817953245097174 4.4745e-09 au
q 1.557541791015568 9.3027e-08 au
i 16.45865154217978 6.5918e-06 deg
node 284.7809356803776 1.377e-05 deg
peri 145.9218614280047 2.5239e-05 deg
M 296.939285626277 1.9407e-05 deg
tp 2458757.329904091847
(2019-Sep-30.82990409)
4.8417e-05 TDB
period 895.3080540519677
2.45
3.3054e-06
9.05e-09
d
yr
n .4020962375695372 1.4845e-09 deg/d
Q 2.078364699178779 5.1154e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1132  
   data-arc span      13474 days (36.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-01-07  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40096  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 21:28:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .591692 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.15627 au 
 T_jup = 3.984 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO435757  
rotation period rot_per 460. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 57-64.]

6141 Durda           Discovered 1992 Dec. 26 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Named in honor of Daniel D. Durda, who has studied the generation and evolution of dust from and the size distribution of minor planets. As a member of the Galileo imaging team, he has carried out fragmentation studies of minor planets and a detailed analysis of the formation of their satellites---in particular, of (243) Ida's moon Dactyl. An avid pilot, he is also a noted astronomical artist whose paintings are inspired by his scientific work.
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Reference: 19980808/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 1992 YC3 = 1983 AZ2 = 1988 AJ = 1989 PL 
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