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2578 Saint-Exupery (1975 VW3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002578
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09743891781869633 6.5733e-08  
a 3.000071240690247 2.6526e-08 AU
q 2.707747545618396 2.0058e-07 AU
i 10.57288086652409 6.4874e-06 deg
node 55.71784491994121 3.5938e-05 deg
peri 336.622734845219 4.694e-05 deg
M 187.3197882581598 3.2569e-05 deg
tp 2457910.907549103326
(2017-Jun-06.40754910)
0.00017779 JED
period 1897.998122490052
5.20
2.5172e-05
6.892e-08
d
yr
n .18967352798416 2.5155e-09 deg/d
Q 3.292394935762099 2.911e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1137  
   data-arc span      22946 days (62.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-05-24  
   last obs. used      2015-03-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53105  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:10:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.718 AU 
 T_jup = 3.220 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.4 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 17266)  

2578 Saint-Exupery (1975 VW3)          Discovered 1975-Nov-02 by Smirnova, T. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1975 VW3 = 1952 HG2 = 1980 TA1 
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