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20044 Vitoux (1993 FV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020044
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1020720552441659 3.3114e-08  
a 2.572071187256304 1.1088e-08 au
q 2.309534594938751 8.5707e-08 au
i 12.86453225083993 3.6742e-06 deg
node 158.3513335488973 1.5416e-05 deg
peri 332.0728062215499 2.3561e-05 deg
M 162.0880383852341 1.9869e-05 deg
tp 2457922.122603086540
(2017-Jun-17.62260309)
8.1571e-05 TDB
period 1506.686522471318
4.13
9.743e-06
2.667e-08
d
yr
n .238934904262312 1.5451e-09 deg/d
Q 2.834607779573856 1.222e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1782  
   data-arc span      25173 days (68.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-01-04  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4515  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:41:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.33043 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19929 au 
 T_jup = 3.387 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO435885  
diameter diameter 4.941 km 0.123 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.288   0.069 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20044 Vitoux           Discovered 1993 Mar. 23 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
Frédéric Vitoux (b. 1944), a French writer and journalist known for his novel Bébert, Le chat de Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1976).
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-03-16Last Updated: 2014-03-21

Alternate Designations
 1993 FV1 = 1978 RD11 
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