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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 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06577197540522824 5.9866e-08  
a 2.660563321373742 2.5232e-08 AU
q 2.485572816036295 1.5798e-07 AU
i 11.43722731262832 8.067e-06 deg
node 312.7007742310141 3.6216e-05 deg
peri 292.8197332902815 0.00010257 deg
M 214.3085563652559 0.00010268 deg
tp 2457641.990711203596
(2016-Sep-10.49071120)
0.00045468 JED
period 1585.107884662498
4.34
2.2549e-05
6.174e-08
d
yr
n .2271138787986355 3.2309e-09 deg/d
Q 2.835553826711187 2.6892e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      815  
   data-arc span      8630 days (23.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-14  
   last obs. used      2015-05-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51751  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:29:35  

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  
rotation period rot_per 13.0038 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); 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. (2015) Astron. J., in press.]

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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