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129342 Ependes (2005 VA4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2129342
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2210695647536034 7.2109e-08  
a 2.618904170017352 3.3145e-08 AU
q 2.039944165020219 1.9967e-07 AU
i 5.076066178502297 6.7621e-06 deg
node 153.345568352503 8.5901e-05 deg
peri 188.6921513846566 8.7821e-05 deg
M 108.4083466522793 1.6469e-05 deg
tp 2456534.336723221233
(2013-Aug-29.83672322)
7.1072e-05 JED
period 1548.02452784043
4.24
2.9388e-05
8.046e-08
d
yr
n .2325544547425341 4.4148e-09 deg/d
Q 3.197864175014485 4.0472e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      360  
   data-arc span      4792 days (13.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-01-09  
   last obs. used      2015-02-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57946  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 19:15:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03236 AU 
 T_jup = 3.365 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO268060  

129342 Ependes           Discovered 2005 Nov. 5 by P. Kocher at the Observatoire Naef, Marly.
Ependes is a small village in a green landscape some 6 km from Fribourg, Switzerland. This municipality made property available for the the R. A. Naef Observatory. Its goal is to introduce astronomy to the people, especially to young people.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 2005 VA4 = 2004 MP 
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