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2431 Skovoroda (1978 PF3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002431
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2819708812194907 1.7055e-08  
a 2.644971663565304 9.5338e-09 au
q 1.899166672789213 4.8317e-08 au
i 2.975492368379423 4.3749e-07 deg
node 328.7069833252497 3.5841e-06 deg
peri 340.2590102990202 4.9129e-06 deg
M 313.4154832916399 6.4917e-06 deg
tp 2459403.814829134589
(2021-Jul-08.31482913)
2.8987e-05 TDB
period 1571.194544030046
4.30
8.4951e-06
2.326e-08
d
yr
n .2291250318860041 1.2388e-09 deg/d
Q 3.390776654341395 1.2222e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2872  
   data-arc span      26236 days (71.83 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-10-08  
   last obs. used      2020-08-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44679  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 13:46:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .882933 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.89567 au 
 T_jup = 3.333 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.78   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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 14:52 00:02 Jupiter 1.94564673809449 1.94564605773368 1.94564741845608 1.43004511398723 1.08367164661867 2417539.119688690 1.65716166363564 194.615957405018 5.80854729293334 -38.3512385733709 23173940.3732542 T 39 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 13:48:03 2021-Apr-12 13:48
1954-Mar-03 18:26 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.98962748088049 1.98962700163714 1.98962796012337 1.61413089883375 1.32437920078169 2434805.267892177 0.942846952631452 68.2491075216603 5.98807383593578 -24.631546149813 6568842.98922159 T 39 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 13:48:03 2021-Apr-12 13:48
2015-Mar-15 10:36 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.98734979137493 1.98734968386516 1.98734989888584 1.40330353985796 1.0568096827838 2457096.941505496 0.0520329888619657 104.897847520041 7.53384410480364 -69.3730255072706 41802872.366449 T 39 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 13:48:03 2021-Apr-12 13:48
2062-Jun-23 05:52 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.93971457776339 1.93971426047704 1.93971489505227 1.31720442917752 0.928267167071217 2474363.744323753 0.728685232389609 193.118922664832 20.4292037294041 -66.5681749265656 10379716.8483569 T 39 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 13:48:03 2021-Apr-12 13:48
2109-Oct-03 19:41 00:01 Jupiter 1.90385750595367 1.90385707957759 1.90385793233213 1.26277031688281 0.83951935830855 2491632.320116706 1.43597209653657 247.595127436246 48.5952956546171 -63.4539547349086 5842107.62254198 T 39 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 13:48:03 2021-Apr-12 13:48
2157-Jan-15 11:12 00:02 Jupiter 1.88944597682318 1.88944560652667 1.88944634711937 1.24927798031615 0.814931000515985 2508902.966928992 2.14708413209472 226.352657628768 88.2764533731602 -70.2925799030615 4158525.76244764 T 39 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-12 13:48:03 2021-Apr-12 13:48

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