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2431 Skovoroda (1978 PF3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002431
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2818817702549321 2.8846e-08  
a 2.6451619676015 1.0275e-08 au
q 1.89953902956297 7.6386e-08 au
i 2.975457818412082 3.6279e-06 deg
node 328.7064740394856 6.4635e-05 deg
peri 340.2388873538814 6.5043e-05 deg
M 267.6035717198629 9.9819e-06 deg
tp 2459403.801199766899
(2021-Jul-08.30119977)
4.4828e-05 TDB
period 1571.364116758782
4.30
9.1559e-06
2.507e-08
d
yr
n .2291003060083643 1.3349e-09 deg/d
Q 3.390784905640031 1.3171e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2821  
   data-arc span      26184 days (71.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-10-08  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44504  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:45:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .885297 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.89574 au 
 T_jup = 3.333 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7   n/a MPO337268  
diameter diameter 7.652 km 0.393 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.13 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-K.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Prince, T.A.; et al. (2016) Astrophys. J. Sup. Ser. 227, A20.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.302   0.062 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2431 Skovoroda (1978 PF3)          Discovered 1978-Aug-08 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1906-Nov-24 14:53 00:02 Jupiter 1.94564659413063 1.94564582793582 1.94564736032611 1.43004367507936 1.08366971584825 2417539.120198499 1.78690045609443 222.640850844305 46.6379112184782 -37.7064041706898 3018838.82695707 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:45:17 2020-Jun-23 15:45
1954-Mar-03 18:26 00:01 Jupiter 1.98962750117109 1.98962690880834 1.98962809353326 1.61413011023576 1.32437824115413 2434805.268036597 1.02302692316875 86.3054138268237 35.9019571861421 -30.2409874238698 1877752.5250086 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:45:17 2020-Jun-23 15:45
2015-Mar-15 10:36 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.98734982693663 1.98734953543468 1.98735011844253 1.40330412145889 1.05681046006148 2457096.941504258 0.11582475311756 267.135960063919 59.6647641815017 -62.7120366693071 4861506.3556544 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:45:17 2020-Jun-23 15:45
2062-Jun-23 05:52 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.93971460794852 1.9397142569279 1.93971495897433 1.31720485654666 0.928267778226605 2474363.744270045 0.794156653719301 412.32069942859 78.7548569719105 -62.0114046927193 4635539.99726102 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:45:17 2020-Jun-23 15:45
2109-Oct-03 19:41 00:02 Jupiter 1.90385750631138 1.90385707116285 1.90385794146349 1.26277059158557 0.839519768677031 2491632.319853948 1.5553970960575 555.114139715915 106.815104833411 -60.9324509830266 3801443.03661311 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:45:17 2020-Jun-23 15:45
2157-Jan-15 11:11 00:02 Jupiter 1.88944589997395 1.88944552052547 1.88944627942265 1.24927804621822 0.814931076129981 2508902.965987632 2.32338856496405 586.561590015371 140.678705484186 -61.6434554000009 3094099.73091398 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Jun-23 15:45:17 2020-Jun-23 15:45

Alternate Designations
 1978 PF3 = 1948 RL1 = 1948 RZ = 1948 TB = 1951 EK = 1974 SX4 = 1974 WL1 
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