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15402 Suzaku (1997 VY5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015402
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1899379317685511 3.3945e-08  
a 2.419655532802529 1.0159e-08 au
q 1.960071165309685 8.4227e-08 au
i 2.269939782299158 4.0428e-06 deg
node 94.29400647030728 9.6112e-05 deg
peri 211.166125962456 9.6791e-05 deg
M 71.42624387991211 1.2939e-05 deg
tp 2458727.737882440634
(2019-Sep-01.23788244)
4.8781e-05 TDB
period 1374.765870181617
3.76
8.658e-06
2.37e-08
d
yr
n .2618627708239812 1.6492e-09 deg/d
Q 2.879239900295373 1.2089e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1288  
   data-arc span      8702 days (23.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-03-20  
   last obs. used      2020-01-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52453  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:17:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .945413 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36335 au 
 T_jup = 3.488 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO296261  
rotation period rot_per 3.13 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]

15402 Suzaku           Discovered 1997 Nov. 9 by Y. Ikari at Moriyama.
Suzaku is an imaginary vermilion bird that guards the south of Kyoto. It is also the name of the Japanese X-ray satellite, which has investigated the properties of SN~1006 and many other x-ray sources since 2005.
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Reference: 20111012/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-10-13

Alternate Designations
 1997 VY5 = 1996 FZ19 
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