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2268 Szmytowna (1942 VW)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002268
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1159740622599375 3.8409e-08  
a 2.938915071570105 1.4885e-08 au
q 2.598077152083165 1.1428e-07 au
i 3.304688892805067 3.9996e-06 deg
node 89.62808130343466 8.9433e-05 deg
peri 324.3702295729601 9.2405e-05 deg
M 64.3600972781343 2.2073e-05 deg
tp 2458271.502065004499
(2018-Jun-02.00206500)
0.00011268 TDB
period 1840.259129605432
5.04
1.3981e-05
3.828e-08
d
yr
n .1956246238415278 1.4862e-09 deg/d
Q 3.279752991057045 1.6611e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2116  
   data-arc span      28145 days (77.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1942-11-06  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4602  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:32:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60997 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0497 au 
 T_jup = 3.261 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7   n/a MPO279537  
diameter diameter 13.422 km 0.191 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.260 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Neugent, K.F.; Slivan, S.M. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 116-118.]
[Behrend, R. (2009) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.181   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

2268 Szmytowna (1942 VW)          Discovered 1942-Nov-06 by Oterma, L. at Turku
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1942 VW = 1964 CE = 1967 UH = 1970 GT1 = 1977 SW1 
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