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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1694275528589958 6.0416e-08  
a 2.171782366196207 1.3475e-08 AU
q 1.803822594549264 1.3314e-07 AU
i 2.21164465313405 6.1094e-06 deg
node 357.6244475771541 0.00013436 deg
peri 341.219807708479 0.00013527 deg
M 106.1638800006541 1.689e-05 deg
tp 2456655.755645967972
(2013-Dec-29.25564597)
5.3431e-05 JED
period 1169.022528667617
3.20
1.088e-05
2.979e-08
d
yr
n .3079495828111258 2.8661e-09 deg/d
Q 2.53974213784315 1.5758e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1073  
   data-arc span      23400 days (64.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-12-09  
   last obs. used      2015-01-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51628  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:31:53  

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 (888)
Reference: 19990202/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1988 VM3 = 1978 NV4 
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