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41107 Ropakov (1999 VX72)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2041107
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .25977137831751 9.2292e-08  
a 2.470937243607296 2.4063e-08 AU
q 1.82905847009936 2.3572e-07 AU
i 5.413991680412404 8.6376e-06 deg
node 22.86755790041632 0.00010785 deg
peri 311.6068079366867 0.00010991 deg
M 8.366859245191591 2.1504e-05 deg
tp 2456967.527569449556
(2014-Nov-06.02756945)
8.4643e-05 JED
period 1418.701408773129
3.88
2.0724e-05
5.674e-08
d
yr
n .2537531842668165 3.7068e-09 deg/d
Q 3.112816017115232 3.0314e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      253  
   data-arc span      8320 days (22.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-13  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56617  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 13:22:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .825517 AU 
 T_jup = 3.431 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5 mag n/a MPO266149  

41107 Ropakov           Discovered 1999 Nov. 1 by E. W. Elst and S. Ipatov at Uccle.
Ivan V. Ropakov (1892-1992), grandfather of the second discoverer, was a very brave man and the director of a small butter industry in the village of Pogoreika (Vologodskaya region, Russia).
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Reference: 20081212/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-12-12

Alternate Designations
 1999 VX72 = 1991 RS5 
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