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15436 (1998 VU30)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2015436
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04439441273864683 5.5028e-08  
a 5.210086184460505 1.1439e-07 au
q 4.978787467983643 3.5797e-07 au
i 16.26308483148368 5.19e-06 deg
node 253.4239673732335 2.5264e-05 deg
peri 178.6827927591415 9.1158e-05 deg
M 282.7341022850448 9.0929e-05 deg
tp 2459932.790249295525
(2022-Dec-19.29024930)
0.0011118 TDB
period 4343.759662051107
11.89
0.00014305
3.916e-07
d
yr
n .08287751349254194 2.7294e-09 deg/d
Q 5.441384900937367 1.1947e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1746  
   data-arc span      20862 days (57.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-11-24  
   last obs. used      2020-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44912  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 23:48:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.99356 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .10199 au 
 T_jup = 2.918 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.1   n/a MPO384888  
diameter diameter 87.646 km 0.771 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 8.970 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[French, L.M.; Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Wasserman, L.H.; et al. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 198-203.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Warner, B.D.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 323-331.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.053   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

15436 (1998 VU30)          Discovered 1998-Nov-10 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20000621/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 VU30 = 1962 WO = 2000 AS81 
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