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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 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06469596031904667 4.9753e-08  
a 2.865369766994376 1.7711e-08 au
q 2.679991918249512 1.4286e-07 au
i 1.455124895793126 6.8438e-06 deg
node 3.380446498743219 0.0001836 deg
peri 55.18486106788473 0.00019026 deg
M 213.301229608505 5.1709e-05 deg
tp 2459722.427210232504
(2022-May-22.92721023)
0.00025731 TDB
period 1771.615365214873
4.85
1.6426e-05
4.497e-08
d
yr
n .2032043789348919 1.884e-09 deg/d
Q 3.05074761573924 1.8857e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      939  
   data-arc span      14888 days (40.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2019-08-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5596  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:35:08  

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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