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6572 Carson (1938 SX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006572
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2656547445396309 1.7029e-08  
a 2.544156491332085 7.3168e-09 au
q 1.868289248558416 4.2558e-08 au
i 2.604049310540076 9.2053e-07 deg
node 141.0363419790228 1.7107e-05 deg
peri 190.2926538520616 1.8364e-05 deg
M 127.7598006285362 3.2216e-06 deg
tp 2458674.475607523456
(2019-Jul-09.97560752)
1.232e-05 TDB
period 1482.22508457217
4.06
6.3941e-06
1.751e-08
d
yr
n .2428780916927407 1.0477e-09 deg/d
Q 3.220023734105754 9.2605e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3386  
   data-arc span      16100 days (44.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-19  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44492  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 22:58:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .855795 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15514 au 
 T_jup = 3.392 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.67   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 8.407 km 0.102 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.8235 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Galad, A.; Kornos, L. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 78-81.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.274   0.037 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6572 Carson (1938 SX)          Discovered 1938-Sep-22 by Vaisala, Y. at Turku
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1938 SX = 1942 TG = 1950 RA1 = 1954 QB = 1977 DF9 = 1990 KO2 = 1994 JK 
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