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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 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08855123079014288 7.4272e-08  
a 2.29834608363809 1.8749e-08 AU
q 2.094824709150232 1.7378e-07 AU
i 7.11656567106045 5.8175e-06 deg
node 93.57719435423762 6.3855e-05 deg
peri 138.0042790151107 7.8898e-05 deg
M 235.3185314829816 4.9448e-05 deg
tp 2457441.279078435372
(2016-Feb-22.77907844)
0.00017597 JED
period 1272.686872589046
3.48
1.5573e-05
4.264e-08
d
yr
n .282866121866761 3.4612e-09 deg/d
Q 2.501867458125947 2.0409e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      719  
   data-arc span      6174 days (16.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-03-24  
   last obs. used      2015-02-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48595  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 16:14:35  

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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