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2371 Dimitrov (1975 VR3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002371
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01394055270730025 3.5297e-08  
a 2.442044854829614 7.0276e-09 au
q 2.408001399817271 8.6037e-08 au
i 1.777832598252403 3.4165e-06 deg
node 234.9941548894995 0.00012089 deg
peri 287.6402078400717 0.0001711 deg
M 124.2358938518681 0.00012121 deg
tp 2458519.468551655902
(2019-Feb-04.96855166)
0.00046918 TDB
period 1393.891218027175
3.82
6.0169e-06
1.647e-08
d
yr
n .2582697956225889 1.1148e-09 deg/d
Q 2.476088309841958 7.1255e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2716  
   data-arc span      24765 days (67.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-17  
   last obs. used      2020-08-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46337  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:50:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41286 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48772 au 
 T_jup = 3.500 
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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-August); 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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