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31268 Welty (1998 FA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2031268
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1285996066236033 6.2878e-08  
a 2.636520629829433 1.4228e-08 au
q 2.297465113978353 1.6564e-07 au
i 10.2964450982049 6.048e-06 deg
node 92.1891950923395 3.7734e-05 deg
peri 22.40948530138971 5.0323e-05 deg
M 142.9345803629418 2.9716e-05 deg
tp 2456979.659560194788
(2014-Nov-18.15956019)
0.00012902 JED
period 1563.670301213009
4.28
1.2657e-05
3.465e-08
d
yr
n .2302275612197352 1.8636e-09 deg/d
Q 2.975576145680513 1.6057e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      927  
   data-arc span      6388 days (17.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-12-17  
   last obs. used      2015-06-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .6059  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:47:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31598 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1617 au 
 T_jup = 3.363 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO337518  

31268 Welty           Discovered 1998 Mar. 16 by I. P. Griffin at Cocoa.
Sandra Welty (b. 1969) is a high-school teacher of English at Kenwood High School, Baltimore County, Maryland. Over her career she has been an inspiring teacher for many students.
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Reference: 20070601/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-06-06
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