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6353 Semper (3107 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006353
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .159013484707095 2.0706e-08  
a 3.095174459894916 1.3172e-08 au
q 2.602999983250625 6.9553e-08 au
i 2.509054236255008 9.3514e-07 deg
node 31.32743796675923 5.3929e-06 deg
peri 61.56499169856836 6.8894e-06 deg
M 280.9902670234134 5.3718e-06 deg
tp 2459637.020073655817
(2022-Feb-26.52007366)
3.1018e-05 TDB
period 1988.960354576347
5.45
1.2697e-05
3.476e-08
d
yr
n .1809990828483259 1.1554e-09 deg/d
Q 3.587348936539207 1.5267e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2662  
   data-arc span      24735 days (67.72 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-05-18  
   last obs. used      2021-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45141  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 18:36:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6206 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.61059 au 
 T_jup = 3.203 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.73   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 15.497 km 0.633 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 24. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 lower-limit; Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2004) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.074   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

6353 Semper (3107 T-3)          Discovered 1977-Oct-16 by van Houten & Gehrels at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 3107 T-3 = 1972 VZ = 1985 FN2 = 1988 VU 
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