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2578 Saint-Exupery (1975 VW3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002578
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09719839793869176 6.2892e-08  
a 3.001043246717943 2.5934e-08 au
q 2.709346650992229 1.9344e-07 au
i 10.57087970255652 6.355e-06 deg
node 55.7145589089161 3.3618e-05 deg
peri 336.47781017 4.4502e-05 deg
M 263.323235107876 3.2675e-05 deg
tp 2457910.448614384504
(2017-Jun-05.94861438)
0.0001761 JED
period 1898.920608103401
5.20
2.4615e-05
6.739e-08
d
yr
n .1895813855849192 2.4574e-09 deg/d
Q 3.292739842443657 2.8455e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1236  
   data-arc span      23092 days (63.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-05-24  
   last obs. used      2015-08-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54253  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-05 13:16:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71847 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12619 au 
 T_jup = 3.220 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.5 mag n/a MPO337269  

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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