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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 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1233417615982806 1.0834e-07  
a 2.349210716283562 2.8685e-08 AU
q 2.059454928171589 2.4145e-07 AU
i 7.521761824026487 8.5112e-06 deg
node 24.74689725722086 5.1654e-05 deg
peri 355.3814424632723 6.2379e-05 deg
M 60.32917960062222 3.0728e-05 deg
tp 2456780.102681891334
(2014-May-02.60268189)
0.00011199 JED
period 1315.168464818663
3.60
2.4088e-05
6.595e-08
d
yr
n .273729191073356 5.0135e-09 deg/d
Q 2.638966504395535 3.2223e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      269  
   data-arc span      6069 days (16.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-05-18  
   last obs. used      2014-12-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54025  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 07:04:41  

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 16.5 mag n/a MPO320333  

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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