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31363 Shulga (1998 VS44)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2031363
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1706690694076001 4.445e-08  
a 2.35437230292394 1.4775e-08 au
q 1.952553772944883 1.0657e-07 au
i 3.231276149451599 5.0618e-06 deg
node 97.88719834506693 9.7126e-05 deg
peri 358.17138714 9.9461e-05 deg
M 266.7417590649682 2.3897e-05 deg
tp 2457742.318729451963
(2016-Dec-19.81872945)
8.9949e-05 JED
period 1319.505293783449
3.61
1.2421e-05
3.401e-08
d
yr
n .2728295230766096 2.5682e-09 deg/d
Q 2.756190832902997 1.7296e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      838  
   data-arc span      8639 days (23.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-02-29  
   last obs. used      2015-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54218  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Nov-30 17:00:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .969017 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4179 au 
 T_jup = 3.534 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3 mag n/a MPO344545  

31363 Shulga           Discovered 1998 Nov. 14 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Valery Mikhailovich Shulga (b. 1944) is a Ukrainian radio astronomer who specializes in radio physics, low-temperature physics, and quantum electronics. He initiated millimeter radioastronomy observing in Ukraine, and has developed microwave masers and high-sensitivity radio receivers.
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Reference: 20110615/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-28

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Alternate Designations
 1998 VS44 = 1999 CU158 = 2001 QK25 
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