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233862 (2008 VL38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2233862
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04908776639629882 7.1278e-08  
a 2.672615929863166 2.9836e-08 au
q 2.541423183431015 1.8768e-07 au
i 2.179901572732679 8.3855e-06 deg
node 348.5610621493032 0.00017659 deg
peri 152.9996580720652 0.0001946 deg
M 157.8730797457653 8.2384e-05 deg
tp 2458300.643764752696
(2018-Jul-01.14376475)
0.0003632 TDB
period 1595.891111358317
4.37
2.6724e-05
7.317e-08
d
yr
n .2255793001400903 3.7774e-09 deg/d
Q 2.803808676295315 3.13e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      206  
   data-arc span      6705 days (18.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-02-19  
   last obs. used      2019-06-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57965  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-25 07:24:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55409 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18708 au 
 T_jup = 3.378 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO475907  

233862 (2008 VL38)          Discovered 2008-Nov-02 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20100228/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2010-03-03

Alternate Designations
 2008 VL38 = 2003 SD373 = 2004 XW98 
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