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129068 Alexmay (2004 VU52)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2129068
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08528438116217575 7.4248e-08  
a 2.989808636159291 2.6518e-08 au
q 2.734824656831117 2.3285e-07 au
i 1.651616279871188 4.124e-06 deg
node 80.75017337766991 0.00022606 deg
peri 289.5013016531713 0.00022771 deg
M 37.8551431307252 2.6124e-05 deg
tp 2458801.942677997834
(2019-Nov-14.44267800)
0.00013714 TDB
period 1888.267485185189
5.17
2.5122e-05
6.878e-08
d
yr
n .1906509553463468 2.5365e-09 deg/d
Q 3.244792615487465 2.878e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      409  
   data-arc span      7292 days (19.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-11-09  
   last obs. used      2019-10-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .6005  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 15:14:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73484 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.21247 au 
 T_jup = 3.250 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO493739  

129068 Alexmay           Discovered 2004 Nov. 4 by the Catalina Sky Survey.
Alex May (b. 1981) is the flight system Touch-And-Go Mission Phase Lead at Lockheed Martin for the OSIRIS-REx Mission. Alex has worked on a number of missions and research programs developing proximity operations technologies within System Engineering and Guidance, Navigation and Control teams.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2016-08-18Last Updated: 2016-08-22

Alternate Designations
 2004 VU52 = 1999 VH111 
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