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9940 (1988 VM3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009940
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1694793071734113 6.4832e-08  
a 2.171288244616846 1.4861e-08 AU
q 1.803299817245411 1.4453e-07 AU
i 2.211655980552401 6.5745e-06 deg
node 357.6303835866076 0.00013457 deg
peri 341.132529190734 0.00013548 deg
M 44.63843183803493 1.6656e-05 deg
tp 2456655.595765464252
(2013-Dec-29.09576546)
5.346e-05 JED
period 1168.623589245818
3.20
1.1998e-05
3.285e-08
d
yr
n .3080547092433152 3.1627e-09 deg/d
Q 2.539276671988282 1.738e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1017  
   data-arc span      22849 days (62.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-12-09  
   last obs. used      2013-06-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5136  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 19:40:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .793261 AU 
 T_jup = 3.669 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 33657)  

9940 (1988 VM3)          Discovered 1988-Nov-11 by Oshima, Y. at Gekko (888)
Reference: 19990202/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1988 VM3 = 1978 NV4 
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