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79066 (3172 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079066
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1928970733859085 4.9204e-08  
a 2.370883959916789 9.6273e-09 au
q 1.913547382711247 1.1996e-07 au
i .5473800544671646 6.0064e-06 deg
node 320.4769184787596 0.00047982 deg
peri 65.31209305375505 0.00048013 deg
M 240.3968771822362 1.6084e-05 deg
tp 2459443.500170090213
(2021-Aug-17.00017009)
6.0977e-05 TDB
period 1333.410511993675
3.65
8.1217e-06
2.224e-08
d
yr
n .2699843722258787 1.6445e-09 deg/d
Q 2.828220537122331 1.1484e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      421  
   data-arc span      15148 days (41.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-16  
   last obs. used      2019-04-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5468  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 07:00:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .917738 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62441 au 
 T_jup = 3.519 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.9   n/a MPO432339  
rotation period rot_per 3.739 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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.]

79066 (3172 T-3)          Discovered 1977-Oct-16 by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T. at Palomar
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 3172 T-3 = 1999 VY130 
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