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4034 Vishnu (1986 PA)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2004034
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 66 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4440504852512885 6.0149e-08  
a 1.059533007600358 2.1411e-09 AU
q .589046861435662 6.3464e-08 AU
i 11.16829714864244 5.6576e-06 deg
node 157.9689822250641 3.5557e-05 deg
peri 296.6010768499706 3.207e-05 deg
M 66.93222818294075 1.1612e-05 deg
tp 2456726.436719352261
(2014-Mar-09.93671935)
1.2819e-05 JED
period 398.3548995307693
1.09
1.2075e-06
3.306e-09
d
yr
n .9037167621737593 2.7394e-09 deg/d
Q 1.530019153765054 3.0919e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      471  
   # delay obs. used      0  
   # Doppler obs. used      1  
   data-arc span      9810 days (26.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-08-02  
   last obs. used      2013-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5197  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-15 05:45:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0188638 AU 
 T_jup = 5.704 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.4 mag n/a MPO263383  
diameter diameter 0.42 km n/a Delbo et al. (2003). Icarus, v. 166, pp. 116-130  
geometric albedo albedo 0.52   n/a Delbo et al. (2003). Icarus, v. 166, pp. 116-130  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B O   n/a Binzel et al. (2004) Icarus 170, 259-294  

4034 Vishnu           Discovered 1986 Aug. 2 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
Vishnu is the Hindu god of preservation. Name suggested by J. Meeus.
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Reference: 20110715/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-07-20

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