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2867 Steins (1969 VC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002867
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1449422865202949 5.0878e-08  
a 2.365124334782852 1.6162e-08 AU
q 2.022317805794634 1.2027e-07 AU
i 9.935406015079678 5.393e-06 deg
node 55.45393535080468 3.1919e-05 deg
peri 250.7210694868693 3.6798e-05 deg
M 162.9065788841101 2.1962e-05 deg
tp 2456199.304786346750
(2012-Sep-28.80478635)
7.8262e-05 JED
period 1328.55455192596
3.64
1.3618e-05
3.728e-08
d
yr
n .2709711840421761 2.7775e-09 deg/d
Q 2.70793086377107 1.8504e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1599  
   data-arc span      22757 days (62.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-28  
   last obs. used      2014-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .41957  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:04:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03203 AU 
 T_jup = 3.514 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4 mag n/a MPO236408  
rotation period rot_per 6.049 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Hicks, M.D.; Bauer, J.M.; Tokunaga, A.T. (2004) IAUC 8315.]
[Warner, B.D. (2004) Minor Planet Bul. 31, 67-70.]
[Weissman, P.R.; Lowry, S.C.; Choi, Y.-J. (2005) Bul. Am. Ast. Soc. 37, 644.]
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Kuppers, M.; Mottola, S.; Lowry, S.C.; A'Hearn, M.F.; et al. (2007) Astron. Astrophysics 462, L13-L16.]
[Weissman, P.R.; Lowry, S.C.; Choi, Y.-J. (2007) Astron. Astrophys. 466, 737-742.]
[Jorda, L.; Lamy, P.L.; Faury, G.; Weissman, P.; et al. (2008) Astron. Astrophys. 487, 1171-1178.]
[Lamy, P.L.; Kaasalainen, M.; Lowry, S.; Weissman, P.; et al. (2008) Astron. Astrophys. 487, 1179-1185.]
[Lamy, P.; Kaasalainen, M.; Jorda, L.; Faury, G.; et al. (2008) Bul. Amer. Astron. Soc. 40 (28.33).]
[Dotto, E.; Perna, D.; Fornasier, S.; Belskaya, I.N.; et al. (2009) Astron. Astrophys. 494, L29-L32.]
[Jorda, L.; Lamy, P.L.; Gaskell, R.W.; Kaasalainen, M.; et al. (2012) Icarus 221, 1089-1100.]

2867 Steins (1969 VC)          Discovered 1969-Nov-04 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1969 VC = 1954 QL = 1979 FJ4 = 1980 VV1 = 1980 WB 
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