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53468 Varros (2000 AC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2053468
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07029168632078832 4.0148e-08  
a 2.221545980835035 1.1185e-08 au
q 2.065389767602971 9.0246e-08 au
i 2.756905638074299 4.2417e-06 deg
node 126.7569074374 0.00012585 deg
peri 336.7877098277779 0.00013379 deg
M 308.1367284496558 4.5407e-05 deg
tp 2457574.736362032578
(2016-Jul-05.23636203)
0.0001528 JED
period 1209.431808998786
3.31
9.1342e-06
2.501e-08
d
yr
n .2976604363482235 2.2481e-09 deg/d
Q 2.377702194067099 1.1972e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      682  
   data-arc span      14177 days (38.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-19  
   last obs. used      2015-12-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50893  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 15:12:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08235 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.69538 au 
 T_jup = 3.644 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0 mag n/a MPO351212  

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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