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7464 Vipera (1987 VB1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007464
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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 .2685047178730286 7.6281e-08  
a 2.563994456473131 1.4411e-08 AU
q 1.875549848309803 1.9071e-07 AU
i 5.623833650173377 7.778e-06 deg
node 17.94730953140878 8.829e-05 deg
peri 15.95980907539193 8.9882e-05 deg
M 172.6341175787105 2.329e-05 deg
tp 2456081.385280905516
(2012-Jun-02.88528091)
9.4023e-05 JED
period 1499.595227785611
4.11
1.2643e-05
3.461e-08
d
yr
n .2400647810353443 2.0239e-09 deg/d
Q 3.252439064636458 1.8281e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      545  
   data-arc span      21714 days (59.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-10-22  
   last obs. used      2014-04-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59802  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:52:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .881216 AU 
 T_jup = 3.375 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO263415  

7464 Vipera           Discovered 1987 Nov. 15 by A. Mrkos at Klet.
Named for the viper family, particularly Vipera berus, the adder or northern viper, a nice rare snake that inhabits Klet mountain. The name was suggested by M. Tichy.
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Reference: 20010804/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1987 VB1 = 1954 UQ = 1987 WE4 = 1991 RJ26 
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