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17363 (1978 VF3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017363
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2306066695063033 4.1998e-08  
a 2.396876518371387 7.6268e-09 au
q 1.844140807251898 1.0015e-07 au
i 1.46291172451284 4.8133e-06 deg
node 50.52978580624584 0.00015786 deg
peri 6.203193122123636 0.00015829 deg
M 70.24227902306751 9.233e-06 deg
tp 2458736.038162507083
(2019-Sep-09.53816251)
3.4716e-05 TDB
period 1355.39824193609
3.71
6.4692e-06
1.771e-08
d
yr
n .2656045941787304 1.2677e-09 deg/d
Q 2.949612229490877 9.3856e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1001  
   data-arc span      15064 days (41.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-07  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56259  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:02:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .856112 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40801 au 
 T_jup = 3.491 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO412314  
diameter diameter 4.381 km 0.464 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.053   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

17363 (1978 VF3)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20001013/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1978 VF3 = 1993 YS 
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