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2371 Dimitrov (1975 VR3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002371
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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 .01360133191439887 4.1943e-08  
a 2.440319579543085 8.6712e-09 au
q 2.407127982964513 1.0474e-07 au
i 1.778838628074966 4.0564e-06 deg
node 235.013901804231 0.00013362 deg
peri 284.4146836035329 0.00020476 deg
M 24.10112537351581 0.00015336 deg
tp 2458507.281243642004
(2019-Jan-23.78124364)
0.00059325 TDB
period 1392.414327911648
3.81
7.4215e-06
2.032e-08
d
yr
n .258543734277663 1.378e-09 deg/d
Q 2.473511176121657 8.7891e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2347  
   data-arc span      24312 days (66.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-17  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48638  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 20:20:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41323 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.49237 au 
 T_jup = 3.501 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO384771  
diameter diameter 7.465 km 0.354 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.40 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-K.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Prince, T.A.; et al. (2016) Astrophys. J. Sup. Ser. 227, A20.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.348   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B R   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)

2371 Dimitrov (1975 VR3)          Discovered 1975-Nov-02 by Smirnova, T. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1975 VR3 = 1952 UG1 = 1952 UQ1 = 1954 EY = 1967 RV = 1978 NK2 = 1981 GU = A920 EA 
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