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9940 (1988 VM3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009940
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1694275634683753 5.6129e-08  
a 2.171782363437984 1.2163e-08 AU
q 1.803822569217097 1.2198e-07 AU
i 2.211645121838227 5.4687e-06 deg
node 357.6244447834254 0.0001336 deg
peri 341.2198120899466 0.00013452 deg
M 106.163880322074 1.6873e-05 deg
tp 2456655.755645580982
(2013-Dec-29.25564558)
5.3419e-05 JED
period 1169.022526440581
3.20
9.8202e-06
2.689e-08
d
yr
n .3079495833977823 2.5869e-09 deg/d
Q 2.539742157658871 1.4223e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1240  
   data-arc span      23474 days (64.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-12-09  
   last obs. used      2015-03-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48847  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:36:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .79556 AU 
 T_jup = 3.668 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO313499  

9940 (1988 VM3)          Discovered 1988-Nov-11 by Oshima, Y. at Gekko
Reference: 19990202/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1988 VM3 = 1978 NV4 
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