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8417 Lancetaylor (1996 VG8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008417
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1935882381400989 6.2816e-08  
a 2.212797643916553 1.305e-08 AU
q 1.784426046670186 1.3724e-07 AU
i 5.803640708957144 6.2732e-06 deg
node 262.5614082128372 5.6535e-05 deg
peri 27.17340049584363 5.8365e-05 deg
M 215.0466006980248 1.6682e-05 deg
tp 2457284.602004686299
(2015-Sep-19.10200469)
5.7356e-05 JED
period 1202.294823897193
3.29
1.0636e-05
2.912e-08
d
yr
n .2994273890600923 2.6488e-09 deg/d
Q 2.64116924116292 1.5576e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1129  
   data-arc span      9947 days (27.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-06  
   last obs. used      2013-12-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54281  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jan-22 00:10:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .769788 AU 
 T_jup = 3.624 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO250293  
rotation period rot_per 3.5862 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Clark, M. (2013) Minor Planet Bul. 40, 131-133.]

8417 Lancetaylor           Discovered 1996 Nov. 7 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
Lance Taylor (b. 1956) is a science educator who teaches at high school and college in Western Australia. He is a leading member of Chiro Observatory, established and jointly operated by Australian and Japanese amateur astronomers.
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Reference: 20000320/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1996 VG8 = 1986 TU5 
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