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372601 (2009 VH1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2372601
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Note: This Java-based orbit viewer will eventually be retired.

Note: Make sure you have Java enabled on your browser to see the applet. This applet is provided as a 3D orbit visualization tool. The applet was implemented using two-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances. For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.

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Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1057912469019017 5.1496e-08  
a 2.569553890774578 2.6311e-08 au
q 2.297717580687902 1.4077e-07 au
i 15.29531970711854 6.4023e-06 deg
node 33.84376973323725 2.0241e-05 deg
peri 263.5294400339622 3.7493e-05 deg
M 315.1166746105418 3.172e-05 deg
tp 2459188.071800838894
0.0001323 TDB
period 1504.475163461524
n .2392861037145375 3.6752e-09 deg/d
Q 2.841390200861254 2.9094e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      260  
   data-arc span      6298 days (17.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-03-25  
   last obs. used      2020-06-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62282  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 18:52:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34258 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37376 au 
 T_jup = 3.373 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO334916  

372601 (2009 VH1)          Discovered 2009-Nov-09 by Mayhill at Mayhill
Reference: Last Updated: 2013-09-23

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2075-Apr-26 20:09 < 00:01 Psych 0.0354986822874751 0.0354363820666476 0.0355609903517682 6.17531124574348 6.17531119055073 2479054.339538235 0.939093927429878 3215.26915157635 73.2656394219508 15.0030067832881 18822.6259212639 T 18 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-12 18:52:18 2020-Nov-12 18:52
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