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3988 Huma (1986 LA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2003988
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 108 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3167986488249844 3.1173e-08  
a 1.544386553210876 3.3188e-09 AU
q 1.055126979890196 4.7792e-08 AU
i 10.76622796881144 5.8209e-06 deg
node 229.8436990088685 2.0075e-05 deg
peri 86.87906716194486 2.5811e-05 deg
M 267.782748919446 7.5535e-06 deg
tp 2457180.073445521743
(2015-Jun-06.57344552)
1.4891e-05 JED
period 701.0232861024788
1.92
2.2597e-06
6.187e-09
d
yr
n .5135350096592562 1.6554e-09 deg/d
Q 2.033646126531556 4.3702e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      469  
   data-arc span      10098 days (27.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-06-04  
   last obs. used      2014-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5332  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:57:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .178327 AU 
 T_jup = 4.384 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.8 mag n/a MPO267723  
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 Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) 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: 2014-09-12

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