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129078 Animoo (2004 VL65)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2129078
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1852396878158113 7.2823e-08  
a 2.274314257338623 1.9138e-08 au
q 1.853020994314168 1.6426e-07 au
i 3.16573683997912 7.574e-06 deg
node 141.1660527997045 0.00012116 deg
peri 181.7971061811866 0.0001232 deg
M 157.6202744231145 1.8998e-05 deg
tp 2456851.991052646435
6.7707e-05 JED
period 1252.778056439712
n .2873613551494422 3.6271e-09 deg/d
Q 2.695607520363079 2.2683e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      332  
   data-arc span      7144 days (19.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-03-24  
   last obs. used      2015-10-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55426  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-28 19:29:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .838632 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60888 au 
 T_jup = 3.585 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.6 mag n/a MPO320439  

129078 Animoo           Discovered 2004 Nov. 8 by M. Ory at Vicques.
Laurent "Lillo" Steidle (b. 1972) is a Swiss geologist and painter who was impressed by the richness of colored starfish in the Maldives. These views of coral reefs inspired Lillo's artistic work Animoo, which links animals with the sky.
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

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Alternate Designations
 2004 VL65 = 1999 CW159 
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