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140873 (2001 VH17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2140873
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08393246949826662 6.1723e-08  
a 3.000089109395238 2.606e-08 au
q 2.748284221728841 1.7739e-07 au
i 12.30104944879335 5.6012e-06 deg
node 55.94569513979283 2.2675e-05 deg
peri 7.164385495916147 4.029e-05 deg
M 283.7319766010423 3.3356e-05 deg
tp 2459798.605162485120
(2022-Aug-07.10516249)
0.00017744 TDB
period 1898.015079496887
5.20
2.4731e-05
6.771e-08
d
yr
n .1896718334268589 2.4714e-09 deg/d
Q 3.251893997061636 2.8247e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      563  
   data-arc span      9600 days (26.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-03-20  
   last obs. used      2019-07-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62324  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 18:36:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76116 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0937 au 
 T_jup = 3.213 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457048.5 (2015-Jan-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08837418941713554 6.2122e-08  
q 2.730652681209389 1.8107e-07 au
tp 2457901.020288636662
(2017-May-27.52028864)
0.00015944 TDB
node 56.19105108459951 2.2599e-05 deg
peri 6.827403780722849 3.8436e-05 deg
i 12.33411906417727 5.6112e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      563  
   data-arc span      9600 days (26.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-03-20  
   last obs. used      2019-07-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62324  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 18:36:59  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0937 au 
 T_jup = 3.213 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.859083999221342E-15 -1.117328007359849E-14 -1.875169453029274E-12 1.814770395156108E-15 -5.952402168658624E-13 -7.309386047999759E-15
q -1.117328007359849E-14 3.278691548509588E-14 6.450144960072299E-12 -3.850248536249489E-15 1.875975018014593E-12 2.087402008039521E-14
tp -1.875169453029274E-12 6.450144960072299E-12 2.542238850401393E-8 4.725277952003799E-11 4.93547313798023E-9 -1.297922353854031E-11
node 1.814770395156108E-15 -3.850248536249489E-15 4.725277952003799E-11 5.107211642761741E-10 -4.897161392725181E-10 -1.516750011141195E-11
peri -5.952402168658624E-13 1.875975018014593E-12 4.93547313798023E-9 -4.897161392725181E-10 1.477315497151812E-9 1.273867529834093E-11
i -7.309386047999759E-15 2.087402008039521E-14 -1.297922353854031E-11 -1.516750011141195E-11 1.273867529834093E-11 3.148532856119741E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO475225  

140873 (2001 VH17)          Discovered 2001-Nov-11 by Kusnirak, P., Pravec, P. at Ondrejov
Reference: 20061205/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2006-12-13
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