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11259 Yingtungchen (1978 VD3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .009648851763629123 4.6453e-08  
a 2.605549543931798 1.2658e-08 au
q 2.580408982619609 1.1526e-07 au
i 1.388508530263866 3.812e-06 deg
node 306.5496644506314 0.00014996 deg
peri 210.730250265621 0.00024414 deg
M 130.9139129491702 0.00019515 deg
tp 2458041.861666613381
(2017-Oct-15.36166661)
0.00083146 TDB
period 1536.198830885663
4.21
1.1194e-05
3.065e-08
d
yr
n .2343446647413795 1.7077e-09 deg/d
Q 2.630690105243987 1.278e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1343  
   data-arc span      14916 days (40.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2019-09-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50906  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:09:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58566 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.33508 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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