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31281 Stothers (1998 FK34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2031281
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1061591811479696 3.5994e-08  
a 2.7510403789269 1.3578e-08 au
q 2.45899218499502 1.0058e-07 au
i 9.030938451446977 5.3377e-06 deg
node 342.4952280223703 2.5616e-05 deg
peri 107.8107240332153 3.7068e-05 deg
M 26.32767405560337 2.5937e-05 deg
tp 2458878.613988424248
(2020-Jan-30.11398842)
0.0001199 TDB
period 1666.647956617791
4.56
1.2339e-05
3.378e-08
d
yr
n .2160024248495557 1.5991e-09 deg/d
Q 3.04308857285878 1.5019e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1184  
   data-arc span      10427 days (28.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-04-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52959  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 07:13:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49368 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13028 au 
 T_jup = 3.320 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO263609  

31281 Stothers           Discovered 1998 Mar. 20 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Duncan Bayard Stothers (b. 1997) was awarded first place in the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his electrical and mechanical engineering project. He attends the St. George's School, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-06-02Last Updated: 2015-06-04

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Alternate Designations
 1998 FK34 = 2000 QO27 
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