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38628 Huya (2000 EB173)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2038628
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2820012275319885 1.6057e-05  
a 39.76340834211817 0.0010482 au
q 28.55007837878513 0.00011555 au
i 15.47300783819171 1.496e-05 deg
node 169.3912449620163 0.00011474 deg
peri 68.45326211531014 0.00069648 deg
M 7.257990720343638 0.0002664 deg
tp 2457154.049202931846
0.094082 TDB
period 91584.89071656782
n .003930779380565178 1.5543e-07 deg/d
Q 50.97673830545121 0.0013438 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      372  
   data-arc span      8422 days (23.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-04-09  
   last obs. used      2019-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53218  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 02:02:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 27.5712 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 23.3336 au 
 T_jup = 5.243 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 4.8   n/a MPO417082  
rotation period rot_per 5.28 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:
[Thirouin, A.; Noll, K.S.; Ortiz, J.L.; Morales, N. (2014) Astron. Astrophys. 563, A3.]

38628 Huya           Discovered 2000 Mar. 10 by I. Ferrin at Merida.
Huya is one of the most representative gods in the infra-world of the Wayuu Indians of Venezuela. As such it is associated with the rain and winter, and lives in the celestial altitudes beyond the sun.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02
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