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129342 Ependes (2005 VA4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2129342
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2217573872616933 7.2382e-08  
a 2.618114016776643 3.0795e-08 au
q 2.037527892863037 2.0079e-07 au
i 5.081916435826997 6.6438e-06 deg
node 153.325912836674 7.6921e-05 deg
peri 189.3440340957778 7.8429e-05 deg
M 247.0071720545334 1.6319e-05 deg
tp 2458086.156983400148
(2017-Nov-28.65698340)
7.3191e-05 JED
period 1547.323995717976
4.24
2.73e-05
7.474e-08
d
yr
n .2326597409438842 4.1049e-09 deg/d
Q 3.198700140690248 3.7624e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      403  
   data-arc span      5208 days (14.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-01-09  
   last obs. used      2016-04-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57277  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 16:30:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02883 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20143 au 
 T_jup = 3.365 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7 mag n/a MPO333805  

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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