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10781 Ritter (1991 PV31)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010781
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1204297936057264 6.8147e-08  
a 2.641763014530535 2.2578e-08 AU
q 2.323616039935381 1.7707e-07 AU
i 5.46477508252732 8.2641e-06 deg
node 184.738532854882 6.2152e-05 deg
peri 152.84950581603 6.9167e-05 deg
M 141.7337699239053 3.0577e-05 deg
tp 2456383.038265622193
(2013-Mar-31.53826562)
0.0001314 JED
period 1568.336356927166
4.29
2.0106e-05
5.505e-08
d
yr
n .2295425967841148 2.9427e-09 deg/d
Q 2.959909989125689 2.5297e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      839  
   data-arc span      10353 days (28.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-06-26  
   last obs. used      2014-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53145  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:13:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31678 AU 
 T_jup = 3.378 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 34765)  

10781 Ritter           Discovered 1991 Aug. 6 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
As the result of numerous physical experiments he conducted during the decade he lived in Jena, the German scientist Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776-1810) discovered the electrochemical voltage ranking of the metals (1798) and the ultraviolet part of the radiation in the solar spectrum (1801).
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Reference: 20000320/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1991 PV31 = 1991 PJ20 = 1997 XM1 
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