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215530 (2002 VE103)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2215530
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09375355703532018 9.3836e-08  
a 5.206203412093513 2.0526e-07 au
q 4.718103323560325 4.3521e-07 au
i 19.07896697011459 8.6574e-06 deg
node 237.8948370534423 1.9663e-05 deg
peri 147.6854520936109 4.6522e-05 deg
M 189.3800201584454 4.7786e-05 deg
tp 2461056.899601870286
(2026-Jan-16.39960187)
0.00067136 TDB
period 4338.904841981475
11.88
0.0002566
7.025e-07
d
yr
n .08297024551374961 4.9068e-09 deg/d
Q 5.694303500626701 2.2451e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      298  
   data-arc span      7205 days (19.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-08-05  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51204  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 09:19:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.74001 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .21608 au 
 T_jup = 2.882 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO433410  
diameter diameter 19.177 km 1.583 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 7.016 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.048   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

215530 (2002 VE103)          Discovered 2002-Nov-12 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20090607/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-06-08
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