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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 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1694275636246608 5.6083e-08  
a 2.171782363304343 1.2132e-08 AU
q 1.80382256876668 1.2185e-07 AU
i 2.211645445037082 5.4573e-06 deg
node 357.6244540918115 0.00013328 deg
peri 341.219802959393 0.0001342 deg
M 106.1638802653698 1.6872e-05 deg
tp 2456655.755645796938
(2013-Dec-29.25564580)
5.3412e-05 JED
period 1169.022526332677
3.20
9.7955e-06
2.682e-08
d
yr
n .3079495834262069 2.5804e-09 deg/d
Q 2.539742157842006 1.4187e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1253  
   data-arc span      23536 days (64.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-12-09  
   last obs. used      2015-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49144  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:07:04  

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 14.6 mag n/a MPO337342  

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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