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226953 (2004 VQ38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2226953
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2342369102901805 7.0627e-08  
a 2.934874703876648 3.9875e-08 au
q 2.247418721151774 2.0968e-07 au
i 13.85233398636995 9.8526e-06 deg
node 232.7215863334757 3.3943e-05 deg
peri 32.48270958830302 3.9303e-05 deg
M 88.18339831702393 2.1634e-05 deg
tp 2458150.650642214111
(2018-Feb-01.15064221)
0.00010999 TDB
period 1836.465501371546
5.03
3.7427e-05
1.025e-07
d
yr
n .1960287300421041 3.9951e-09 deg/d
Q 3.622330686601523 4.9216e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      182  
   data-arc span      7316 days (20.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-11-17  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60274  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 17:28:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24476 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.494 au 
 T_jup = 3.191 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO401756  

226953 (2004 VQ38)          Discovered 2004-Nov-04 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20091202/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-04

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