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6532 Scarfe (1995 AC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006532
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1099848538921146 3.386e-08  
a 3.175092225011808 1.8463e-08 au
q 2.825880170549895 1.1154e-07 au
i 5.081463873902993 3.7358e-06 deg
node 102.8623685787976 4.2871e-05 deg
peri 229.885467698655 4.6175e-05 deg
M 335.1844496770124 1.8228e-05 deg
tp 2459342.947343221946
(2021-May-08.44734322)
0.00010498 TDB
period 2066.488266125485
5.66
1.8025e-05
4.935e-08
d
yr
n .1742085865674785 1.5195e-09 deg/d
Q 3.52430427947372 2.0494e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2180  
   data-arc span      13381 days (36.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-01-25  
   last obs. used      2020-09-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46771  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 18:50:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8168 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.81226 au 
 T_jup = 3.186 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.56   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 11.971 km 0.185 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.932 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.258   0.078 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6532 Scarfe (1995 AC)          Discovered 1995-Jan-04 by Balam, D. D. at Climenhaga
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
1956-Jan-19 11:12 00:02 Jupiter 1.92637700415074 1.92637656485498 1.92637744344694 2.82544148764508 2.66528146098712 2435491.966797291 1.59923401718593 79.4260722941948 10.2049983945881 -79.529892872942 3944154.54506758 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50
1966-Nov-25 19:54 00:01 Jupiter 1.86898714600997 1.86898681106859 1.86898748095136 2.9270998177318 2.76794435982563 2439455.329501223 1.27269302086657 54.5241614839967 10.6209780850129 -83.0873185255273 3932437.97468665 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50
1977-Sep-25 07:52 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.8867367365477 1.88673640770832 1.88673706538709 3.28065715281995 3.14083443988557 2443411.827435529 0.96524489240684 37.5612176467 12.1079476880476 -88.8057776320761 4028184.80660539 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50
1988-Jul-16 18:35 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.97028960689818 1.97028926586489 1.97028994793146 3.87429960084779 3.76170206997622 2447359.274243572 0.669617264697661 41.0544533542199 14.2044103805259 -89.578057773762 4632450.83281552 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50
2075-May-13 05:35 00:02 Jupiter 1.98587703772058 1.98587657639066 1.98587749905107 2.86598714102836 2.71308606778018 2479070.732638024 1.67490409222281 85.7583412139226 10.3020010357554 -81.2597436937935 3925667.90042034 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50
2086-Mar-21 16:06 00:02 Jupiter 1.90500192996041 1.90500153295466 1.9050023269666 2.83755618104705 2.67627791954329 2483036.170654933 2.03448370341321 91.2146880289505 10.030255182805 -82.0971061357989 3967264.04047661 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50
2097-Jan-23 22:37 00:02 Jupiter 1.88240882548523 1.88240849578982 1.88240915518058 3.08803038309435 2.93870667923575 2486997.442248936 2.41418607140817 69.2465371980581 11.2661384721535 -87.7536344144512 3888643.97586454 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50
2107-Nov-21 14:39 00:03 Jupiter 1.92994629470304 1.92994576477926 1.92994682462682 3.57307213222041 3.44805401667683 2490950.110580467 2.79399642708736 43.5392116416366 17.8258929441422 -77.4711395104175 2734159.50460279 T 36 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 18:50:57 2021-Apr-12 18:50

Alternate Designations
 1995 AC = 1987 RB3 = 1987 SO22 = 1992 ON10 = 1993 TA40 
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