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31872 Terkan (2000 EL106)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2031872
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1338853800858385 6.3139e-08  
a 2.335267227562379 1.7266e-08 AU
q 2.022609087198188 1.4973e-07 AU
i 3.092826663159002 6.6289e-06 deg
node 13.39715355679906 9.8775e-05 deg
peri 199.1350866819569 0.00010196 deg
M 15.3279770745526 2.8027e-05 deg
tp 2456945.000937731479
(2014-Oct-14.50093773)
0.00010129 JED
period 1303.476794066813
3.57
1.4456e-05
3.958e-08
d
yr
n .2761844335385593 3.063e-09 deg/d
Q 2.647925367926571 1.9578e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      512  
   data-arc span      7702 days (21.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-04-16  
   last obs. used      2014-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59425  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 14:30:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01842 AU 
 T_jup = 3.554 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8 mag n/a PDS3 (MPO 18917)  

31872 Terkán           Discovered 2000 Mar. 13 by K. Sárneczky and G. Szabó at Piszkéstet{o´´}.
Lajos Terkán (1887-1940) was a member of the staff of the Konkoly Observatory from 1900 to 1935. He had a significant role in organizing and rebuilding the observatory in Budapest in 1921. He also proposed and initiated the photographic observation of comets and minor planets there.
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Reference: 20080122/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-05

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Alternate Designations
 2000 EL106 = 1998 WA27 
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