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115885 Ganz (2003 VL1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2115885
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1233417777397227 1.1534e-07  
a 2.349210709962425 3.2459e-08 AU
q 2.059454884710463 2.6381e-07 AU
i 7.521761893837243 1.1072e-05 deg
node 24.74689740365529 5.3945e-05 deg
peri 355.3814438360109 6.4503e-05 deg
M 60.32918089763608 3.0952e-05 deg
tp 2456780.102678042575
(2014-May-02.60267804)
0.00011258 JED
period 1315.168459510479
3.60
2.7257e-05
7.463e-08
d
yr
n .2737291921781611 5.6731e-09 deg/d
Q 2.638966535214387 3.6462e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      247  
   data-arc span      5062 days (13.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-05-18  
   last obs. used      2012-03-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55922  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 23:47:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06201 AU 
 T_jup = 3.537 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.6 mag n/a MPO226764  

115885 Ganz           Discovered 2003 Nov. 6 by K. Sárneczky and B. Sipőcz at Piszkesteto.
Swiss-Hungarian technical engineer Ábrahám Ganz (1814-1867) opened an ironworks in Buda and was father of the Ganz companies. He filed patent applications for perfecting a process for manufacturing chill-casting of wheels for railway carriages. This minor planet was discovered on the 189th anniversary of his birth.
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Reference: 20091202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-04-12

Alternate Designations
 2003 VL1 = 1998 KM5 
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