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17652 Nepoti (1996 VQ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017652
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06439635646420798 5.8213e-08  
a 2.660443670092243 2.2385e-08 au
q 2.489120791160037 1.5522e-07 au
i 11.42919265487005 7.2701e-06 deg
node 312.675699425394 3.5395e-05 deg
peri 292.8324296346389 7.8626e-05 deg
M 350.44410774608 7.2408e-05 deg
tp 2457642.572495472437
(2016-Sep-11.07249547)
0.00031877 JED
period 1585.000957274706
4.34
2.0004e-05
5.477e-08
d
yr
n .2271292003627518 2.8666e-09 deg/d
Q 2.831766549024449 2.3826e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      887  
   data-arc span      8981 days (24.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-14  
   last obs. used      2016-04-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5123  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:28:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49967 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31211 au 
 T_jup = 3.355 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO279700  
rotation period rot_per 13.0038 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

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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