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5883 Josephblack (1993 VM5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005883
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1728810656874016 8.1889e-08  
a 3.169620333777158 3.4832e-08 AU
q 2.621652992649306 2.5268e-07 AU
i 17.50392112747351 8.7545e-06 deg
node 39.58760691515646 2.4953e-05 deg
peri 14.67587598798444 3.5506e-05 deg
M 239.6231386851884 2.4857e-05 deg
tp 2457689.707203458993
(2016-Oct-28.20720346)
0.0001467 JED
period 2061.148550769772
5.64
3.3976e-05
9.302e-08
d
yr
n .1746599001151818 2.8791e-09 deg/d
Q 3.717587674905011 4.0854e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      870  
   data-arc span      21437 days (58.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-10-28  
   last obs. used      2013-07-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49332  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 18:16:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.63522 AU 
 T_jup = 3.108 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.9 mag n/a MPO265989  

5883 Josephblack           Discovered 1993 Nov. 6 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.
Joseph Black (1728-1799) was a Scottish scientist, who laid the foundations for the development of thermodynamics with his discoveries of latent and specific heat. He also discovered carbon dioxide and invented the analytical balance. He was a leading member of the Scottish Enlightment.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-07-12Last Updated: 2014-08-13

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Alternate Designations
 1993 VM5 = 1954 UM2 = 1965 SK = 1982 VG9 = 1985 GG 
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