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2385 Mustel (1969 VW)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002385
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1606448254480816 3.1794e-08  
a 2.242616920019497 6.0022e-09 au
q 1.882352116356051 7.2628e-08 au
i 4.080529686127936 3.4757e-06 deg
node 153.1985529388435 4.4077e-05 deg
peri 190.4446778467737 4.533e-05 deg
M 66.05888060289907 9.671e-06 deg
tp 2458775.408146199578
(2019-Oct-18.90814620)
3.3063e-05 TDB
period 1226.679390092416
3.36
4.9246e-06
1.348e-08
d
yr
n .2934752168395673 1.1782e-09 deg/d
Q 2.602881723682944 6.9664e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2427  
   data-arc span      38134 days (104.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1915-09-08  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44258  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:20:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .874613 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.78951 au 
 T_jup = 3.613 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO337267  
rotation period rot_per 4.5940 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2009) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]

2385 Mustel (1969 VW)          Discovered 1969-Nov-11 by Chernykh, L. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1969 VW = 1976 YQ3 = A915 RH = A915 SA 
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