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3703 Volkonskaya (1978 PU3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 77 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1342513229815523 1.8714e-08  
a 2.331705550399463 6.9115e-09 au
q 2.018670995454906 4.3334e-08 au
i 6.742295864198592 7.2499e-07 deg
node 172.9154518327587 1.21e-05 deg
peri 152.299698662767 1.342e-05 deg
M 321.807337595031 1.1083e-05 deg
tp 2459338.470557732630
(2021-May-03.97055773)
4.0363e-05 TDB
period 1300.495897800638
3.56
5.7823e-06
1.583e-08
d
yr
n .2768174821687803 1.2308e-09 deg/d
Q 2.644740105344019 7.8394e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2270  
   data-arc span      24468 days (66.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-15  
   last obs. used      2020-08-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50362  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:26:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.00805 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67854 au 
 T_jup = 3.549 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.14   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 3.729 km 0.112 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.235 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ryan, W.H.; Ryan, E.V. (2007) UNPUBLISHED.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.242   0.076 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3703 Volkonskaya (1978 PU3)          Discovered 1978-Aug-09 by Chernykh, L. and Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 PU3 = 1977 EK6 
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