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15227 (1986 VA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015227
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09733545076312207 7.6316e-08  
a 3.030625300105888 3.0621e-08 AU
q 2.735638020425959 2.3321e-07 AU
i 8.850177202558932 6.4767e-06 deg
node 272.1035478970419 4.9454e-05 deg
peri 60.34969660853429 5.9831e-05 deg
M 173.8264419538066 3.8121e-05 deg
tp 2456070.013377939016
(2012-May-22.51337794)
0.00019959 JED
period 1927.06690752476
5.28
2.9207e-05
7.996e-08
d
yr
n .1868124031367471 2.8313e-09 deg/d
Q 3.325612579785817 3.3602e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      939  
   data-arc span      10371 days (28.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-11-04  
   last obs. used      2015-03-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53294  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:51:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.7386 AU 
 T_jup = 3.218 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO324449  

15227 (1986 VA)          Discovered 1986-Nov-04 by McNaught, R. H. at Siding Spring
Reference: 20000621/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1986 VA = 1997 WJ53 
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