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3703 Volkonskaya (1978 PU3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 69 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1338401721634867 3.8524e-08  
a 2.33154521197058 8.7198e-09 au
q 2.019490799393485 8.8396e-08 au
i 6.741482337407486 4.3091e-06 deg
node 172.9266554810499 3.1789e-05 deg
peri 152.3838526705824 3.5163e-05 deg
M 155.561813597294 1.7077e-05 deg
tp 2458038.592684852329
(2017-Oct-12.09268485)
6.039e-05 TDB
period 1300.361758296447
3.56
7.2949e-06
1.997e-08
d
yr
n .276846037422403 1.5531e-09 deg/d
Q 2.643599624547676 9.8869e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1922  
   data-arc span      23948 days (65.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-15  
   last obs. used      2019-03-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52508  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:28:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.00991 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67813 au 
 T_jup = 3.549 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO332852  
diameter diameter 3.729 km 0.112 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.235 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ryan, W.H.; Ryan, E.V. (2007) UNPUBLISHED.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.242   0.076 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3703 Volkonskaya (1978 PU3)          Discovered 1978-Aug-09 by Chernykh, L. and Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 PU3 = 1977 EK6 
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