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34892 Evapalisa (2001 VW88)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2034892
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2820900623352289 7.3836e-08  
a 2.569439047068006 1.9413e-08 au
q 1.844625826114021 1.9845e-07 au
i 5.177708713584741 4.7564e-06 deg
node 109.7953034193584 7.0963e-05 deg
peri 253.9497338848194 7.1297e-05 deg
M 241.8499180633272 8.796e-06 deg
tp 2458094.227631011928
4.0379e-05 JED
period 1504.37430301201
n .2393021465995661 2.712e-09 deg/d
Q 3.294252268021991 2.4889e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      998  
   data-arc span      7714 days (21.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-02-25  
   last obs. used      2016-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53429  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 14:05:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .849341 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.17227 au 
 T_jup = 3.368 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a PDS3 (MPO 21908)  

34892 Evapalisa           Discovered 2001 Nov. 15 by H. Debehogne and E. W. Elst at Uccle.
At a recent Uccle "Open Door Day" the observatory received a visit from Eva Palisa (b. 1942), great-grand-niece of Johann Palisa, the leading visual discoverer of minor planets. Widely traveled, she has been a trilingual secretary in Europe and an "amateur all-round naturalist". She spent 15 years in the West African bush.
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Reference: 20091202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-04-12

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Alternate Designations
 2001 VW88 = 1995 DF11 = 2000 HV99 
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