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31956 Wald (2000 GA133)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2031956
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02940170456286016 5.3255e-08  
a 2.735230092043145 2.7159e-08 AU
q 2.654809664965448 1.4342e-07 AU
i 2.263144080932319 7.2574e-06 deg
node 212.7227393461368 0.00014037 deg
peri 239.7503194079484 0.00019908 deg
M 167.6340722065611 0.00013602 deg
tp 2456031.105601960319
(2012-Apr-13.60560196)
0.00062569 JED
period 1652.30122759879
4.52
2.461e-05
6.738e-08
d
yr
n .2178779474267962 3.2451e-09 deg/d
Q 2.815650519120842 2.7958e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      717  
   data-arc span      8060 days (22.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-04-20  
   last obs. used      2013-05-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56944  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 02:59:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67164 AU 
 T_jup = 3.351 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO263614  
rotation period rot_per 8.90 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Polishook, D. (2011) Minor Planet Bul. 38, 18-21.]

31956 Wald           Discovered 2000 Apr. 13 by P. G. Comba at Prescott.
Abraham Wald (1902-1950) was an American statistician whose most important work was the development of the theory of sequential testing of hypotheses.
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Reference: 20020328/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02
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