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17661 (1996 VW7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017661
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2560506231680257 4.0198e-08  
a 2.602719965775515 1.112e-08 au
q 1.936291896606831 1.0421e-07 au
i 6.993968831001756 5.3323e-06 deg
node 188.1709562930279 3.5577e-05 deg
peri 261.4598280581113 3.692e-05 deg
M 238.7208335698374 9.6943e-06 deg
tp 2459717.181955805229
(2022-May-17.68195581)
4.214e-05 TDB
period 1533.697085533581
4.20
9.8294e-06
2.691e-08
d
yr
n .2347269244987541 1.5043e-09 deg/d
Q 3.269148034944198 1.3968e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1337  
   data-arc span      12896 days (35.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-02-24  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50669  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 02:09:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .966886 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.01721 au 
 T_jup = 3.356 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.24   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 7.456 km 0.044 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.078   0.004 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17661 (1996 VW7)          Discovered 1996-Nov-03 by Ueda, S., Kaneda, H. at Kushiro
Reference: 20001013/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1996 VW7 = 1985 DQ2 = 1989 AN9 = 1989 CC2 = 1998 HW70 
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