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3988 Huma (1986 LA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2003988
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 121 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3166293835176721 3.04e-08  
a 1.544555216017011 3.2676e-09 au
q 1.05550365016054 4.6636e-08 au
i 10.76621595637394 5.4141e-06 deg
node 229.8303000761109 1.9306e-05 deg
peri 86.88286404198239 2.3682e-05 deg
M 215.908236054441 7.3697e-06 deg
tp 2457881.133971045166
(2017-May-07.63397105)
1.4828e-05 JED
period 701.1381276061709
1.92
2.225e-06
6.092e-09
d
yr
n .5134508962294116 1.6294e-09 deg/d
Q 2.033606781873483 4.3023e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      502  
   data-arc span      10815 days (29.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-06-04  
   last obs. used      2016-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52997  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:04:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .177733 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.30681 au 
 T_jup = 4.384 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.9 mag n/a MPO350833  
diameter diameter 0.7 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543 based on assumed medium albedo (0.15)
rotation period rot_per 10.4 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Skiff, B.A. (2011) Posting on CALL web site. http://www.minorplanet.info/call.html]

3988 Huma           Discovered 1986 June 4 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
The Huma (or Homa) are legendary birds within Iranian mythology and Sufi fable. A huma is a bird of fortune since its touch, or even sight of its shadow, is said to be auspicious. Name suggested by the SGAC Name An Asteroid Campaign.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-09-09Last Updated: 2014-11-10

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