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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 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1891540090618142 3.136e-08  
a 2.58571550024605 1.2376e-08 au
q 2.096617047081236 8.3153e-08 au
i 18.1090719354166 4.231e-06 deg
node 236.8181907859749 1.4504e-05 deg
peri 36.78591949583767 2.0719e-05 deg
M 290.9680651181206 1.7149e-05 deg
tp 2459291.717239421351
(2021-Mar-18.21723942)
7.3301e-05 TDB
period 1518.691405232597
4.16
1.0903e-05
2.985e-08
d
yr
n .2370461824960837 1.7019e-09 deg/d
Q 3.074813953410865 1.4717e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1811  
   data-arc span      10713 days (29.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46901  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 17:53:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.10517 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.05365 au 
 T_jup = 3.328 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456991.5 (2014-Nov-30.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .189895956939735 3.139e-08  
q 2.094547557034991 8.3309e-08 au
tp 2456252.188288386470
(2012-Nov-20.68828839)
6.5342e-05 TDB
node 236.9434308482236 1.4512e-05 deg
peri 36.42237898116075 2.0653e-05 deg
i 18.10984394854017 4.2281e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1811  
   data-arc span      10713 days (29.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-02-12  
   last obs. used      2020-06-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46901  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 17:53:52  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.05365 au 
 T_jup = 3.328 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 9.853311593895114E-16 -2.59649700703648E-15 -3.740647956249229E-13 -3.435328637135001E-15 -6.058357303038575E-14 -2.133598110984935E-16
q -2.59649700703648E-15 6.940309079665821E-15 1.101715286896659E-12 1.112467120003483E-14 1.948119813212653E-13 1.073056421057377E-15
tp -3.740647956249229E-13 1.101715286896659E-12 4.269522425012093E-9 8.640668351338821E-12 9.853819529015097E-10 5.85138547804321E-12
node -3.435328637135001E-15 1.112467120003483E-14 8.640668351338821E-12 2.106116104360674E-10 -1.974208397259964E-10 -2.242334506248812E-11
peri -6.058357303038575E-14 1.948119813212653E-13 9.853819529015097E-10 -1.974208397259964E-10 4.265342123611687E-10 2.268604454595351E-11
i -2.133598110984935E-16 1.073056421057377E-15 5.85138547804321E-12 -2.242334506248812E-11 2.268604454595351E-11 1.787679481575316E-11

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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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