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17652 Nepoti (1996 VQ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017652
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06612062451456126 6.4752e-08  
a 2.659636165562548 2.7616e-08 AU
q 2.48377936131404 1.6729e-07 AU
i 11.43710157894773 8.7559e-06 deg
node 312.7018717526812 4.0913e-05 deg
peri 292.9479507841424 0.00010883 deg
M 168.7352409391222 0.00010585 deg
tp 2456057.933988740223
(2012-May-10.43398874)
0.00046452 JED
period 1584.279386841111
4.34
2.4676e-05
6.756e-08
d
yr
n .2272326478461622 3.5392e-09 deg/d
Q 2.835492969811058 2.9442e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      745  
   data-arc span      8167 days (22.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-14  
   last obs. used      2014-01-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53021  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 21:54:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49439 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  

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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