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41107 Ropakov (1999 VX72)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2041107
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2598159905772825 9.4531e-08  
a 2.471032390917958 4.9513e-08 AU
q 1.829018662523058 2.3897e-07 AU
i 5.413946405746469 1.1727e-05 deg
node 22.87201814361246 0.00011509 deg
peri 311.6138768213443 0.00012658 deg
M 317.6126129067298 7.7227e-05 deg
tp 2456967.551442244807
(2014-Nov-06.05144225)
0.00030883 JED
period 1418.783353543364
3.88
4.2643e-05
1.168e-07
d
yr
n .2537385282262525 7.6263e-09 deg/d
Q 3.113046119312858 6.2377e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      241  
   data-arc span      7958 days (21.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-13  
   last obs. used      2013-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57498  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 02:15:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .823726 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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