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10516 Sakurajima (1989 VQ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010516
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2204951891472262 1.6628e-08  
a 2.419324875214162 6.2536e-09 au
q 1.885875379245226 4.0033e-08 au
i 2.661379358267392 3.813e-07 deg
node 64.91616330310256 1.3508e-05 deg
peri 291.4291432800691 1.4145e-05 deg
M 174.3513282999351 3.8153e-06 deg
tp 2458730.824653906811
(2019-Sep-04.32465391)
1.3586e-05 TDB
period 1374.484077237956
3.76
5.3293e-06
1.459e-08
d
yr
n .2619164572087476 1.0155e-09 deg/d
Q 2.952774371183098 7.6325e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2574  
   data-arc span      17002 days (46.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-11-12  
   last obs. used      2021-05-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45195  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 12:59:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .882807 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.49539 au 
 T_jup = 3.480 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.88   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 3.990 km 0.771 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.306   0.083 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

10516 Sakurajima           Discovered 1989 Nov. 1 by M. Mukai and M. Takeishi at JCPM Kagoshima Station.
Mt. Sakurajima is a volcano located on the southern tip of Kyushu, Kagoshima prefecture, on the southwestern-most island of Japan. It is 1117 meters high and is extremely active at present. It is said that Mt. Sakurajima changes color seven times a day.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

Alternate Designations
 1989 VQ = 1974 VE 
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