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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07039384033467802 4.641e-08  
a 2.221807046498731 1.3635e-08 AU
q 2.065405516013036 1.0067e-07 AU
i 2.756907929262572 4.7535e-06 deg
node 126.7570775899624 0.00012897 deg
peri 336.6411995056966 0.00013669 deg
M 189.2495799088968 4.5243e-05 deg
tp 2457574.242757866139
(2016-Jul-04.74275787)
0.00015286 JED
period 1209.645005392125
3.31
1.1136e-05
3.049e-08
d
yr
n .2976079745671339 2.7397e-09 deg/d
Q 2.378208576984425 1.4595e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      527  
   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      .50251  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 15:18:40  

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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