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7237 Vickyhamilton (1988 VH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007237
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1692262269957663 7.4669e-08  
a 2.578462555259624 2.0247e-08 au
q 2.142119065583175 1.9148e-07 au
i 12.27088081121882 6.876e-06 deg
node 242.5929865301163 3.7983e-05 deg
peri 100.935694055755 4.5946e-05 deg
M 299.1107742753704 3.212e-05 deg
tp 2457856.286500961116
(2017-Apr-12.78650096)
0.00013719 JED
period 1512.305982711062
4.14
1.7813e-05
4.877e-08
d
yr
n .2380470646255327 2.8039e-09 deg/d
Q 3.014806044936073 2.3674e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      869  
   data-arc span      22036 days (60.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-11-19  
   last obs. used      2016-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5064  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 15:55:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17502 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50016 au 
 T_jup = 3.374 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO324374  

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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