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79066 (3172 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079066
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1921411023074271 4.4177e-08  
a 2.370931863613368 9.7517e-09 au
q 1.915378401842893 1.0834e-07 au
i .5469752049197953 4.7307e-06 deg
node 320.4782560853855 0.00045158 deg
peri 65.20568689224271 0.00045178 deg
M 347.3267240241444 1.4132e-05 deg
tp 2459443.442198796578
(2021-Aug-16.94219880)
5.2523e-05 TDB
period 1333.450924525232
3.65
8.2268e-06
2.252e-08
d
yr
n .2699761898835356 1.6656e-09 deg/d
Q 2.826485325383843 1.1625e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      447  
   data-arc span      15619 days (42.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-16  
   last obs. used      2020-07-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53775  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 13:40:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .918808 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62849 au 
 T_jup = 3.519 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.99   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 3.739 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.]

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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