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79079 (4302 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079079
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2366159520254072 3.7552e-08  
a 2.376399795127941 7.9625e-09 au
q 1.814105695210761 8.9795e-08 au
i 3.088686591849383 4.3842e-06 deg
node 125.7262277697119 7.4775e-05 deg
peri 167.8790251009311 7.5323e-05 deg
M 287.8611454914681 9.6724e-06 deg
tp 2459268.629394460407
(2021-Feb-23.12939446)
3.6686e-05 TDB
period 1338.066464506033
3.66
6.7251e-06
1.841e-08
d
yr
n .2690449312866527 1.3522e-09 deg/d
Q 2.938693895045122 9.8465e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      706  
   data-arc span      15563 days (42.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-05-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54789  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:24:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .79816 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.26706 au 
 T_jup = 3.501 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.2   n/a MPO432339  
diameter diameter 1.514 km 0.236 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.147   0.083 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

79079 (4302 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

Alternate Designations
 4302 T-3 = 1999 TA258 
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