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7237 Vickyhamilton (1988 VH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007237
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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 .1676520507956227 8.4929e-08  
a 2.580963876380546 1.9139e-08 AU
q 2.148259989475927 2.1704e-07 AU
i 12.27278710797258 9.6635e-06 deg
node 242.753766652295 4.1858e-05 deg
peri 100.521636452608 5.3607e-05 deg
M 109.1353155873785 3.3948e-05 deg
tp 2456341.371635453683
(2013-Feb-17.87163545)
0.00014033 JED
period 1514.507108419353
4.15
1.6846e-05
4.612e-08
d
yr
n .2377010962832135 2.644e-09 deg/d
Q 3.013667763285165 2.2348e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      730  
   data-arc span      21326 days (58.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-11-19  
   last obs. used      2014-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56473  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:52:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.18073 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 MPO236434  

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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