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3139 Shantou (1980 VL1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003139
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02137826073471858 4.3855e-08  
a 3.192458983785531 2.1383e-08 au
q 3.124209763245269 1.4701e-07 au
i 20.57412123638135 4.2036e-06 deg
node 252.7625321788116 1.4181e-05 deg
peri 115.4456055918956 0.00011291 deg
M 18.66131078736108 0.00011027 deg
tp 2458892.499426626208
(2020-Feb-12.99942663)
0.00063838 TDB
period 2083.465993230109
5.70
2.0932e-05
5.731e-08
d
yr
n .1727889973581343 1.736e-09 deg/d
Q 3.260708204325793 2.184e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2180  
   data-arc span      20494 days (56.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1963-12-17  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40134  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:39:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.16513 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.90468 au 
 T_jup = 3.096 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.9   n/a MPO502183  
diameter diameter 36.648 km 0.267 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.33 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[De Sanctis, M.C.; Barucci, M.A.; Angeli, C.A.; Fulchignoni, M.; et al. (1994) Planet. Space Sci. 42, 859-864.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.078   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

3139 Shantou (1980 VL1)          Discovered 1980-Nov-11 by Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1980 VL1 = 1963 YC 
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