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11985 (1995 VG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011985
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04936185783488521 3.459e-08  
a 2.758627314602969 1.2247e-08 au
q 2.622456345280106 9.74e-08 au
i 1.940410335801026 3.9289e-06 deg
node 282.2357960652561 0.00012957 deg
peri 173.8701948742203 0.00013823 deg
M 98.09463902422098 4.7075e-05 deg
tp 2458544.483299868334
(2019-Mar-01.98329987)
0.0002188 TDB
period 1673.547236428129
4.58
1.1145e-05
3.051e-08
d
yr
n .2151119443562 1.4325e-09 deg/d
Q 2.894798283925831 1.2852e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2225  
   data-arc span      13982 days (38.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-23  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48944  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 20:12:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.63928 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18475 au 
 T_jup = 3.340 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO384863  
diameter diameter 7.647 km 0.155 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 36.314 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.191   0.045 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

11985 (1995 VG)          Discovered 1995-Nov-01 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 19991026/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1995 VG = 1981 UP14 = 1986 WJ3 
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