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9379 Dijon (1993 QH3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009379
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08682153626896295 1.0128e-08  
a 2.841763147689858 1.1454e-08 au
q 2.595036905494901 3.3313e-08 au
i .9183983077543266 2.8353e-07 deg
node 277.4261402374952 2.8091e-05 deg
peri 120.5824006061717 3.0832e-05 deg
M 244.2023848994936 1.6079e-05 deg
tp 2459959.330155393818
7.9832e-05 TDB
period 1749.767089468221
n .2057416682293465 1.2439e-09 deg/d
Q 3.088489389884816 1.2449e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2120  
   data-arc span      15200 days (41.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-11-16  
   last obs. used      2021-06-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 12:42:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60184 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.26281 au 
 T_jup = 3.303 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.47   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 5.966 km 0.266 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.273103 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.237   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

9379 Dijon           Discovered 1993 Aug. 18 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
Named for the capital of Co\te d´Or, in east-central France. In the ninth century the city was known as Castrum Divionense. Dijon is a major communication center and offers many tourist attractions. It lies among beautiful, fertile vineyards. The city is famous for its strong mustard, vinegar and gingerbread.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1993 QH3 = 1979 WC1 = 1987 KN4 
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