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15205 (1978 VC4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015205
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06469593386953676 5.0076e-08  
a 2.865369765924139 1.7914e-08 au
q 2.679991993036141 1.4382e-07 au
i 1.455119980829169 6.8998e-06 deg
node 3.38037955832222 0.00018437 deg
peri 55.18489407258497 0.00019108 deg
M 213.3012608602263 5.199e-05 deg
tp 2459722.427056033509
(2022-May-22.92705603)
0.00025868 TDB
period 1771.615364222306
4.85
1.6614e-05
4.549e-08
d
yr
n .2032043790487394 1.9056e-09 deg/d
Q 3.050747538812137 1.9073e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      925  
   data-arc span      14797 days (40.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55681  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:18:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6924 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16376 au 
 T_jup = 3.297 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO439198  

15205 (1978 VC4)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20000621/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1978 VC4 = 1999 CW27 
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