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129595 Vand (1997 VD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2129595
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .154201070621769 7.1236e-08  
a 2.316963090650314 2.4079e-08 AU
q 1.959684901480913 1.7068e-07 AU
i 2.864725995013511 6.5824e-06 deg
node 81.31876755199916 0.00017532 deg
peri 31.72419903412593 0.00017811 deg
M 250.8112518241242 3.8794e-05 deg
tp 2457391.208164204067
(2016-Jan-03.70816420)
0.00014352 JED
period 1288.181625517896
3.53
2.0081e-05
5.498e-08
d
yr
n .2794636974077834 4.3564e-09 deg/d
Q 2.674241279819715 2.7791e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      270  
   data-arc span      6157 days (16.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-02  
   last obs. used      2014-09-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55879  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 17:47:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .976891 AU 
 T_jup = 3.563 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.8 mag n/a MPO264196  

129595 Vand           Discovered 1997 Nov. 2 by J. Ticha and M. Tichy at Klet.
Vladimír Vand (1911-1968) started his career with the study of variable stars and spectroscopy in Prague. Later he invented a calculating machine for x-ray analysis of crystal structures, contributed to the theory of viscosity of solutions and cooperated with Francis Crick on the structure of double helix DNA molecules.
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Reference: 20081113/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 1997 VD = 2002 AY152 
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