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9940 (1988 VM3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009940
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1697694991046584 5.1597e-08  
a 2.171329516681884 1.1533e-08 au
q 1.802703992243641 1.1318e-07 au
i 2.211499896333361 5.2197e-06 deg
node 357.6127298900887 0.00012538 deg
peri 341.5718124509221 0.00012632 deg
M 290.504110994592 1.7624e-05 deg
tp 2457826.102363498326
(2017-Mar-13.60236350)
5.8251e-05 JED
period 1168.656909375997
3.20
9.311e-06
2.549e-08
d
yr
n .3080459261497215 2.4543e-09 deg/d
Q 2.539955041120128 1.3491e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1366  
   data-arc span      23871 days (65.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-12-09  
   last obs. used      2016-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48284  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:06:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .793212 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82315 au 
 T_jup = 3.669 
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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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