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31231 Uthmann (1998 CA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2031231
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2336518077887392 7.2965e-08  
a 2.57747280459975 3.2175e-08 AU
q 1.975241624278707 2.0228e-07 AU
i 9.397834020594811 8.701e-06 deg
node 95.72407706058594 4.864e-05 deg
peri 21.09376699792136 6.0578e-05 deg
M 31.77757216841805 4.0892e-05 deg
tp 2456867.084042536459
(2014-Jul-28.58404254)
0.00016949 JED
period 1511.435311430392
4.14
2.8301e-05
7.748e-08
d
yr
n .2381841930497861 4.46e-09 deg/d
Q 3.179703984920793 3.9693e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      601  
   data-arc span      22127 days (60.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-06-14  
   last obs. used      2014-01-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55995  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 02:47:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .994713 AU 
 T_jup = 3.369 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a MPO279840  

31231 Uthmann           Discovered 1998 Feb. 1 by J. Kandler and G. Lehmann at Volkssternwarte Drebach.
Barbara Uthmann (1514-1575) is said to have introduced the art of making lace into the Erzgebirge mountains in Saxony. After her husband's death in 1553, she successfully continued to manage his businesses and established a braid production, thus helping poor miner families to a new way of earning money.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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