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13001 Woodney (1981 VL)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013001
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1557406010186109 3.6466e-08  
a 2.326854760397118 6.0406e-09 au
q 1.964469001529855 8.5785e-08 au
i 3.759007100916335 3.9328e-06 deg
node 24.1154737764542 4.3927e-05 deg
peri 4.819169576450157 4.5014e-05 deg
M 71.71646158370024 8.9235e-06 deg
tp 2459138.233133219289
(2020-Oct-15.73313322)
3.2183e-05 TDB
period 1296.439757175467
3.55
5.0484e-06
1.382e-08
d
yr
n .2776835545249911 1.0813e-09 deg/d
Q 2.689240519264381 6.9814e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2010  
   data-arc span      14425 days (39.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-23  
   last obs. used      2021-04-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47062  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 16:56:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .968691 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.75486 au 
 T_jup = 3.554 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.49   n/a MPCxxxxx  

13001 Woodney           Discovered 1981 Nov. 2 by B. A. Skiff at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
Laura M. Woodney (b. 1970), now at the Lowell Observatory, recently completed her doctoral dissertation at the University of Maryland on the chemistry of comets.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1981 VL = 1988 RE8 = 1995 SZ2 
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