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20044 Vitoux (1993 FV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020044
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1011043206642055 5.324e-08  
a 2.572510377152989 1.9517e-08 AU
q 2.312418463069317 1.3356e-07 AU
i 12.86632662064422 5.4275e-06 deg
node 158.4451248149648 2.9431e-05 deg
peri 331.608054602627 4.3401e-05 deg
M 140.3690436281172 3.3299e-05 deg
tp 2456412.871338824642
(2013-Apr-30.37133882)
0.00013792 JED
period 1507.072446711137
4.13
1.715e-05
4.695e-08
d
yr
n .238873718901585 2.7183e-09 deg/d
Q 2.832602291236661 2.149e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      849  
   data-arc span      23218 days (63.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-01-04  
   last obs. used      2014-07-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .46158  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:40:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3335 AU 
 T_jup = 3.387 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO309311  

20044 Vitoux           Discovered 1993 Mar. 23 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
Frédéric Vitoux (b. 1944), a French writer and journalist known for his novel Bébert, Le chat de Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1976).
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-03-16Last Updated: 2014-03-21

Alternate Designations
 1993 FV1 = 1978 RD11 
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