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1888 Zu Chong-Zhi (1964 VO1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001888
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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 .1677482348703452 6.5972e-08  
a 2.546432174549756 1.3353e-08 AU
q 2.11927267205198 1.718e-07 AU
i 5.860252117943112 4.7823e-06 deg
node 244.8776019333096 6.3529e-05 deg
peri 232.8173370110484 6.4476e-05 deg
M 68.51348782238757 1.4002e-05 deg
tp 2456718.031403291353
(2014-Mar-01.53140329)
5.6442e-05 JED
period 1484.214248130641
4.06
1.1675e-05
3.196e-08
d
yr
n .2425525832631089 1.9079e-09 deg/d
Q 2.973591677047533 1.5593e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1223  
   data-arc span      30135 days (82.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-10-07  
   last obs. used      2014-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51442  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:19:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14156 AU 
 T_jup = 3.415 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 17263)  
rotation period rot_per 15.9 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

1888 Zu Chong-Zhi (1964 VO1)          Discovered 1964-Nov-09 by Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking (330)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1964 VO1 = 1931 TR = 1941 CB = 1941 DD = 1968 UU1 = 1972 TR4 = 1972 VT 
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