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53468 Varros (2000 AC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2053468
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07039384032653832 4.6408e-08  
a 2.221807046499831 1.3633e-08 AU
q 2.065405516032144 1.0066e-07 AU
i 2.756907966462562 4.752e-06 deg
node 126.7570783699182 0.00012895 deg
peri 336.6411987167543 0.00013666 deg
M 189.2495799152383 4.5235e-05 deg
tp 2457574.242757845257
(2016-Jul-04.74275785)
0.00015283 JED
period 1209.645005393023
3.31
1.1133e-05
3.048e-08
d
yr
n .2976079745669128 2.7392e-09 deg/d
Q 2.378208576967518 1.4593e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      531  
   data-arc span      13673 days (37.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-19  
   last obs. used      2014-07-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50095  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 14:55:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08246 AU 
 T_jup = 3.644 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9 mag n/a MPO302356  

53468 Varros           Discovered 2000 Jan. 2 by S. Sposetti at Gnosca.
George Varros (b. 1959) is an amateur astronomer who helped NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office popularize lunar-meteoroid-impact monitoring by amateur astronomers, for the purpose of assessing the dangers to future astronauts during prolonged visits to the lunar surface.
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Reference: 20090409/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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Alternate Designations
 2000 AC2 = 1977 DB7 
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