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44103 Aldana (1998 GE1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2044103
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08855125998962556 8.002e-08  
a 2.298346089322561 1.9639e-08 AU
q 2.09482464722082 1.8489e-07 AU
i 7.116565546365632 5.8753e-06 deg
node 93.57719779258947 7.3097e-05 deg
peri 138.0042569257353 8.8576e-05 deg
M 235.3185479714065 5.2258e-05 deg
tp 2457441.279021780071
(2016-Feb-22.77902178)
0.00018531 JED
period 1272.686877310627
3.48
1.6313e-05
4.466e-08
d
yr
n .282866120817347 3.6256e-09 deg/d
Q 2.501867531424303 2.1378e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      611  
   data-arc span      6124 days (16.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-03-24  
   last obs. used      2014-12-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51809  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 04:03:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09059 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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