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172343 (2002 VC97)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172343
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2304918106216237 4.7195e-08  
a 2.665778861878159 1.9453e-08 au
q 2.051338665287011 1.2459e-07 au
i 7.949126549593164 5.44e-06 deg
node 329.5509929545206 3.6667e-05 deg
peri 179.05114692 3.8811e-05 deg
M 301.5410307254332 1.6496e-05 deg
tp 2459258.656616127008
(2021-Feb-13.15661613)
7.4894e-05 TDB
period 1589.771132796139
4.35
1.7401e-05
4.764e-08
d
yr
n .2264476895909041 2.4786e-09 deg/d
Q 3.280219058469308 2.3936e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      459  
   data-arc span      7624 days (20.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-12-14  
   last obs. used      2019-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58392  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 19:40:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06281 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73321 au 
 T_jup = 3.332 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO454181  

172343 (2002 VC97)          Discovered 2002-Nov-12 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: 20071224/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2007-12-22

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Alternate Designations
 2002 VC97 = 1998 XA50 
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