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15402 Suzaku (1997 VY5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015402
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1898791820320481 3.2788e-08  
a 2.42015647268493 9.7249e-09 au
q 1.960619141261949 8.0858e-08 au
i 2.269859275226743 4.0391e-06 deg
node 94.29486682242231 9.2164e-05 deg
peri 211.2264858180326 9.2856e-05 deg
M 123.7277433200633 1.3072e-05 deg
tp 2458727.862488972028
(2019-Sep-01.36248897)
4.8801e-05 TDB
period 1375.192817749218
3.77
8.2889e-06
2.269e-08
d
yr
n .261781471916944 1.5779e-09 deg/d
Q 2.879693804107911 1.1571e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1434  
   data-arc span      9071 days (24.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-03-20  
   last obs. used      2021-01-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50971  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 00:57:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .943977 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36266 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. 2020-October); 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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