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37117 Narcissus (2000 VU2)
Classification: Centaur          SPK-ID: 2037117
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5537564104639711 1.8632e-07  
a 6.873539621936156 1.9835e-06 au
q 3.06727299371091 1.9451e-06 au
i 13.8074716280976 2.5185e-05 deg
node 248.5626678998527 6.9174e-05 deg
peri 180.2656869107574 0.00011977 deg
M 300.0194521385918 0.00015387 deg
tp 2458497.172656005383
(2019-Jan-13.67265601)
0.003287 JED
period 6582.169890714787
18.02
0.0028491
7.8e-06
d
yr
n .05469320998654837 2.3674e-08 deg/d
Q 10.6798062501614 3.0818e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      181  
   data-arc span      11432 days (31.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-03-07  
   last obs. used      2015-06-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48792  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:58:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.08073 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.2859 au 
 T_jup = 2.616 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO231656  
diameter diameter 11.2 km 1.6 Fernandez et al. (2005) Astron.J. 130:308-318  
geometric albedo albedo 0.088   0.044 Fernandez et al. (2005) Astron.J. 130:308-318  

37117 Narcissus           Discovered 2000 Nov. 1 by W. K. Y. Yeung at the Desert Beaver Observatory.
In Greek mythology Narcissus was a hero from the territory of Thespiae in Boeotia who was renowned for his beauty. In the various stories, he became obsessed with his own reflection in a pool and, for one reason or another, died as a result.
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Reference: 20090409/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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Alternate Designations
 2000 VU2 = 2000 VW55 
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