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44103 Aldana (1998 GE1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2044103
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08879499513677892 8.53e-08  
a 2.297722087907702 2.0677e-08 AU
q 2.093695866286268 1.9496e-07 AU
i 7.117292440092189 5.8893e-06 deg
node 93.57600984393187 8.1096e-05 deg
peri 138.1177663043846 9.74e-05 deg
M 178.6149816325092 5.5146e-05 deg
tp 2456169.310075062308
(2012-Aug-29.81007506)
0.00019541 JED
period 1272.168610386105
3.48
1.7172e-05
4.701e-08
d
yr
n .2829813572359244 3.8198e-09 deg/d
Q 2.501748309529136 2.2513e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      564  
   data-arc span      5729 days (15.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-03-24  
   last obs. used      2013-11-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52325  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 06:11:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08793 AU 
 T_jup = 3.578 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8 mag n/a MPO267852  

44103 Aldana           Discovered 1998 Apr. 4 by R. Casas at Teide Observatory.
Fernando Aldana Mayor (b. 1944) played a leading role in developing astrophysics in the Canary Islands and in promoting the building of the 10-meter Gran Telescopio Canarias.
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Reference: 20030106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1998 GE1 = 1999 RO229 
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