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84922 (2003 VS2)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2084922
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer

Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07425886165868958 4.4493e-05  
a 39.37598909400513 0.0024011 au
q 36.45197296719934 0.00047382 au
i 14.78269145870966 3.4555e-05 deg
node 302.7663958009278 0.00025194 deg
peri 113.9261785597878 0.0094858 deg
M 16.73373567214716 0.0081713 deg
tp 2453405.460593667212
2.043 JED
period 90249.67382468659
n .003988934084119946 3.6486e-07 deg/d
Q 42.30000522081094 0.0025794 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      199  
   data-arc span      8830 days (24.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-17  
   last obs. used      2015-11-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      3  
   fit RMS      .61986  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-26 04:34:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 35.4906 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 31.5857 au 
 T_jup = 5.437 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 4.2 mag n/a MPO280326  
rotation period rot_per 7.42 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Sheppard, S.S. (2007) Astron. J. 134, 787-798.]
[Thirouin, A.; Ortiz, J.L.; Duffard, R.; Santos-Sanz, P.; et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys. 522, A93.]

84922 (2003 VS2)          Discovered 2003-Nov-14 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20040504/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-16
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