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15031 Lemus (1998 VN28)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015031
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .127747220983189 3.2157e-08  
a 2.359201145905143 8.5249e-09 au
q 2.057819755775406 7.5962e-08 au
i 5.441591542234348 4.1433e-06 deg
node 69.55485839703967 4.6491e-05 deg
peri 40.49820334543191 5.0796e-05 deg
M 291.675957062089 2.2205e-05 deg
tp 2459251.698440447799
(2021-Feb-06.19844045)
8.2318e-05 TDB
period 1323.566853960717
3.62
7.174e-06
1.964e-08
d
yr
n .271992305430372 1.4743e-09 deg/d
Q 2.66058253603488 9.6139e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1599  
   data-arc span      14238 days (38.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-11-30  
   last obs. used      2019-11-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .502  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 23:16:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07802 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44986 au 
 T_jup = 3.535 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO250360  
diameter diameter 3.187 km 0.175 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.302   0.074 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15031 Lemus           Discovered 1998 Nov. 10 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Bryan A. Lemus (b. 1985) was named a finalist in the 2003 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors, for his botany project. He attends the Dr. Michael M. Krop High School, Miami, Florida.
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Reference: 20030216/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-11-22

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Alternate Designations
 1998 VN28 = 1980 WJ2 
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