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9940 (1988 VM3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009940
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1696194129196967 5.6055e-08  
a 2.171786293548185 1.2344e-08 au
q 1.803409177449498 1.2178e-07 au
i 2.211674624015849 5.4593e-06 deg
node 357.6163944263814 0.00013321 deg
peri 341.5035643808293 0.00013413 deg
M 228.9618206607879 1.7387e-05 deg
tp 2457826.019442463167
(2017-Mar-13.51944246)
5.847e-05 JED
period 1169.025699679424
3.20
9.9668e-06
2.729e-08
d
yr
n .307948747490086 2.6255e-09 deg/d
Q 2.540163409646873 1.4438e-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 = .792702 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.82164 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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