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17652 Nepoti (1996 VQ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017652
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06438210930147666 4.2329e-08  
a 2.661138344475336 1.5975e-08 au
q 2.489808644714974 1.1287e-07 au
i 11.42828155489002 5.239e-06 deg
node 312.6535263730422 2.5308e-05 deg
peri 293.3911695597842 5.1474e-05 deg
M 216.9696722965308 4.5663e-05 deg
tp 2459230.477790542643
(2021-Jan-15.97779054)
0.00020097 TDB
period 1585.621792502196
4.34
1.4278e-05
3.909e-08
d
yr
n .227040270070898 2.0444e-09 deg/d
Q 2.832468044235697 1.7004e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1353  
   data-arc span      10310 days (28.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-14  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4964  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:21:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49981 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31291 au 
 T_jup = 3.354 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO384905  
diameter diameter 9.974 km 0.112 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 13.004 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.062   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17652 Nepoti           Discovered 1996 Nov. 3 by V. Goretti at Pianoro.
Giuliano Nepoti (b. 1949), an enthusiastic amateur astronomer, is a dear friend of the discoverer. He is a very able mechanic who collaborated with the team of the Titus Lucretius Carus Observatory in Bologna on the construction of the telescope.
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Reference: 20020328/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1996 VQ1 = 1991 RU35 
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