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2578 Saint-Exupery (1975 VW3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002578
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09754021250025102 7.8874e-08  
a 2.999849129178218 2.737e-08 AU
q 2.707243207649481 2.4056e-07 AU
i 10.5731672969548 7.2274e-06 deg
node 55.71712823171774 4.1355e-05 deg
peri 336.6754573392225 5.3957e-05 deg
M 149.3180744197844 3.693e-05 deg
tp 2456013.350132142266
(2012-Mar-26.85013214)
0.00019025 JED
period 1897.7873477803
5.20
2.5972e-05
7.111e-08
d
yr
n .1896945937705113 2.5961e-09 deg/d
Q 3.292455050706955 3.004e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1093  
   data-arc span      22600 days (61.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-05-24  
   last obs. used      2014-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56877  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:41:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71648 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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