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172593 Vorosmarty (2003 VM)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172593
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1294901229456815 7.0675e-08  
a 2.627910272869387 3.1741e-08 au
q 2.28762184854531 1.9223e-07 au
i 14.63493483478284 7.2017e-06 deg
node 52.65128198413424 2.9808e-05 deg
peri 342.8850663867757 4.2226e-05 deg
M 6.316448222652083 3.3584e-05 deg
tp 2458973.198615870212
0.00014489 TDB
period 1556.016599879126
n .2313599996477965 4.1917e-09 deg/d
Q 2.968198697193463 3.5851e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      345  
   data-arc span      6206 days (16.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-05-22  
   last obs. used      2018-05-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57965  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-May-31 16:30:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.29937 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44799 au 
 T_jup = 3.344 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO352053  

172593 Vörösmarty           Discovered 2003 Nov. 5 by K. Sarneczky and S. Meszaros at Piszkesteto.
Mihály Vörösmarty (1800-1855) was a poet and dramatist, one of the greatest Hungarian romanticists, and a full member of the Hungarian Academy of Science. His poetry Szózat became a second national anthem, and Csongor és Tünde is one of the best Hungarian plays of the nineteenth century.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-10-26Last Updated: 2019-04-09

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