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17652 Nepoti (1996 VQ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017652
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06577199290021934 6.164e-08  
a 2.660563328610295 2.5968e-08 AU
q 2.485572776250355 1.6146e-07 AU
i 11.43722826693798 8.2935e-06 deg
node 312.7007790682588 3.8098e-05 deg
peri 292.8197076230388 0.00010484 deg
M 214.3085747252333 0.00010391 deg
tp 2457641.990632980411
(2016-Sep-10.49063298)
0.00045977 JED
period 1585.107891129578
4.34
2.3207e-05
6.354e-08
d
yr
n .2271138778720338 3.3251e-09 deg/d
Q 2.835553880970235 2.7676e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      760  
   data-arc span      8504 days (23.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-14  
   last obs. used      2014-12-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53269  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 02:36:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49792 AU 
 T_jup = 3.354 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO279700  

17652 Nepoti           Discovered 1996 Nov. 3 by V. Goretti at Pianoro.
Giuliano Nepoti (b. 1949), an enthusiastic amateur astronomer, is a dear friend of the discoverer. He is a very able mechanic who collaborated with the team of the Titus Lucretius Carus Observatory in Bologna on the construction of the telescope.
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Reference: 20020328/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1996 VQ1 = 1991 RU35 
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