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11259 Yingtungchen (1978 VD3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .009998455673607387 3.306e-08  
a 2.604569198086966 9.5724e-09 au
q 2.578527528411051 8.5585e-08 au
i 1.388887057817714 3.3068e-06 deg
node 306.5478228617695 0.00014234 deg
peri 208.895704643009 0.00022467 deg
M 226.5465254828369 0.00017543 deg
tp 2459569.653828798841
(2021-Dec-21.15382880)
0.00074862 TDB
period 1535.331913304601
4.20
8.464e-06
2.317e-08
d
yr
n .2344769862987783 1.2926e-09 deg/d
Q 2.630610867762882 9.6681e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1482  
   data-arc span      15352 days (42.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49446  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:45:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58417 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.33446 au 
 T_jup = 3.412 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO435805  

11259 Yingtungchen           Discovered 1978 Nov. 7 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Palomar.
Ying-Tung "Charles" Chen (b. 1981) is a post-doctoral fellow at the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (Taiwan) where he uses data from large surveys to study outer solar system objects.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2017-03-12Last Updated: 2017-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VD3 = 1994 RP16 
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