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11259 Yingtungchen (1978 VD3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .009989865172650662 2.9627e-08  
a 2.605562468789258 8.8836e-09 au
q 2.579533251027135 7.8295e-08 au
i 1.388783799509839 3.0312e-06 deg
node 306.5520666667413 0.00013517 deg
peri 206.6695259088138 0.00021738 deg
M 321.5915097210889 0.00017158 deg
tp 2459560.398658031183
(2021-Dec-11.89865803)
0.00073223 TDB
period 1536.21026139689
4.21
7.8565e-06
2.151e-08
d
yr
n .234342921048222 1.1985e-09 deg/d
Q 2.631591686551381 8.9723e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1647  
   data-arc span      15490 days (42.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2021-04-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48355  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 16:32:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58658 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3321 au 
 T_jup = 3.412 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.69   n/a MPCxxxxx  

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

Alternate Designations
 1978 VD3 = 1994 RP16 
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