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8781 Yurka (1976 GA2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008781
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1700485038174227 3.834e-08  
a 2.364159621193199 7.1628e-09 au
q 1.962137814823731 9.043e-08 au
i 2.233501135265139 3.9615e-06 deg
node 159.0116051541044 8.5364e-05 deg
peri 30.67847053131749 8.5788e-05 deg
M 309.0509986623943 8.7639e-06 deg
tp 2458788.408659795617
(2019-Oct-31.90865980)
3.2582e-05 TDB
period 1327.741776098197
3.64
6.034e-06
1.652e-08
d
yr
n .2711370587870809 1.2322e-09 deg/d
Q 2.766181427562667 8.3808e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1689  
   data-arc span      15704 days (43.00 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-04-01  
   last obs. used      2019-03-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52172  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:58:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .963452 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19005 au 
 T_jup = 3.528 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO384835  
diameter diameter 3.088 km 0.540 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.879 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.322   0.114 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

8781 Yurka           Discovered 1976 Apr. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Yuri Sergeevich Efimov (b. 1935) is an astrophysicist who has worked at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory since 1958. He is a prominent expert in stellar photometry and polarimetry and is well known for his research on peculiar stars and extragalactic objects.
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1976 GA2 = 1994 CD2 
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