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3703 Volkonskaya (1978 PU3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003703
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 80 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1342282080115401 1.8661e-08  
a 2.331807186551595 6.998e-09 au
q 2.018812886472344 4.315e-08 au
i 6.744148098384531 7.248e-07 deg
node 172.9010603067171 1.2071e-05 deg
peri 152.1660273571371 1.3349e-05 deg
M 16.17473295620387 1.1053e-05 deg
tp 2459338.065141060422
(2021-May-03.56514106)
3.979e-05 TDB
period 1300.580929231329
3.56
5.8548e-06
1.603e-08
d
yr
n .2767993839589572 1.2461e-09 deg/d
Q 2.644801486630846 7.9373e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2333  
   data-arc span      24830 days (67.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-15  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50104  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 09:53:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.0094 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67696 au 
 T_jup = 3.549 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.15   n/a MPO636119  
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. 2020-October); 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[Ryan, W.H.; Ryan, E.V. (2007) UNPUBLISHED.]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

Alternate Designations
 1978 PU3 = 1977 EK6 
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