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3015 Candy (1980 VN)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003015
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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 .1720276272389801 6.3989e-08  
a 3.388378983583679 3.8159e-08 AU
q 2.805484186851352 2.1319e-07 AU
i 17.39083765599021 7.705e-06 deg
node 38.20322059658618 2.0795e-05 deg
peri 300.9577858076366 2.8701e-05 deg
M 170.7946432787872 2.0924e-05 deg
tp 2455719.668133315522
(2011-Jun-07.16813332)
0.0001265 JED
period 2278.171402432611
6.24
3.8484e-05
1.054e-07
d
yr
n .1580214726668921 2.6694e-09 deg/d
Q 3.971273780316007 4.4724e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1030  
   data-arc span      17893 days (48.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1965-05-02  
   last obs. used      2014-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52531  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:04:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84453 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. 2013-Sep-12) 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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