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7237 Vickyhamilton (1988 VH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007237
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1681423473778854 8.6431e-08  
a 2.580796505008204 2.2752e-08 AU
q 2.146855322551482 2.18e-07 AU
i 12.26507281019294 9.1854e-06 deg
node 242.672709397163 4.1125e-05 deg
peri 100.7169972990609 5.253e-05 deg
M 156.4892843218774 3.4802e-05 deg
tp 2456342.219222602277
(2013-Feb-18.71922260)
0.00014151 JED
period 1514.359790768433
4.15
2.0026e-05
5.483e-08
d
yr
n .2377242199605187 3.1437e-09 deg/d
Q 3.014737687464927 2.6578e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      744  
   data-arc span      21562 days (59.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-11-19  
   last obs. used      2014-12-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52566  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:20:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.18084 AU 
 T_jup = 3.373 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO319175  

7237 Vickyhamilton           Discovered 1988 Nov. 3 by K. Suzuki and T. Furuta at Toyota.
Victoria Hamilton (b. 1971) is a researcher at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa who studies the mineralogy and igneous histories of planetary bodies using infrared spectroscopy. She has found evidence for extensive, olivine-rich bedrock on Mars. The name was suggested by T. H. Burbine.
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Reference: 20071124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-11-26

Alternate Designations
 1988 VH = 1987 KC = 1987 KL5 
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