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15923 (1997 VN3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015923
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1891540138260085 3.2689e-08  
a 2.58571550239059 1.3083e-08 au
q 2.096617036501276 8.5623e-08 au
i 18.10907331313034 4.5803e-06 deg
node 236.8181912195817 1.4554e-05 deg
peri 36.78591802193378 2.0843e-05 deg
M 290.9680651451827 1.7164e-05 deg
tp 2459291.717239669482
(2021-Mar-18.21723967)
7.337e-05 TDB
period 1518.691407121954
4.16
1.1526e-05
3.156e-08
d
yr
n .2370461822011819 1.7991e-09 deg/d
Q 3.074813968279904 1.5558e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1586  
   data-arc span      10584 days (28.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48044  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:30:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10517 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.05365 au 
 T_jup = 3.328 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO435847  
diameter diameter 13.57 km 0.9 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 4
geometric albedo albedo 0.0459   0.006 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 4

15923 (1997 VN3)          Discovered 1997-Nov-06 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1997 VN3 = 1991 CR = 1995 CF2 
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