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3015 Candy (1980 VN)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003015
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1726194423284463 6.3987e-08  
a 3.386710488173975 3.7699e-08 AU
q 2.802098412377483 2.1314e-07 AU
i 17.39645060750565 7.6932e-06 deg
node 38.17612753050957 2.0774e-05 deg
peri 300.9440885978012 2.8587e-05 deg
M 202.4729704231314 2.1056e-05 deg
tp 2457996.634814872816
(2017-Aug-31.13481487)
0.000141 JED
period 2276.488894112126
6.23
3.801e-05
1.041e-07
d
yr
n .1581382632399825 2.6404e-09 deg/d
Q 3.971322563970467 4.4206e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1051  
   data-arc span      18109 days (49.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1965-05-02  
   last obs. used      2014-11-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52096  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:00:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84273 AU 
 T_jup = 3.053 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.0 mag n/a MPO250231  
rotation period rot_per 4.625 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Clark, M. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 19-22.]
[Clark, M. (2012) Minor Planet Bul. 39, 63-65.]

3015 Candy (1980 VN)          Discovered 1980-Nov-09 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM) (688)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1980 VN = 1974 VL2 = 1974 XC = 1984 HS 
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