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53468 Varros (2000 AC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2053468
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07048157922914455 4.6518e-08  
a 2.221578191030778 1.3757e-08 AU
q 2.064997851745903 1.0103e-07 AU
i 2.756827678145015 4.8238e-06 deg
node 126.7584676447103 0.00013119 deg
peri 336.5735469621425 0.00013907 deg
M 129.7957009144687 4.5756e-05 deg
tp 2456364.437601587385
(2013-Mar-12.93760159)
0.00015336 JED
period 1209.45811242229
3.31
1.1234e-05
3.076e-08
d
yr
n .2976539627974347 2.7648e-09 deg/d
Q 2.378158530315654 1.4727e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      522  
   data-arc span      13636 days (37.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-19  
   last obs. used      2014-06-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50419  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 13:40:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08178 AU 
 T_jup = 3.644 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8 mag n/a MPO250697  

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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