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2385 Mustel (1969 VW)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002385
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1606448276549285 3.1578e-08  
a 2.242616919644603 5.9557e-09 au
q 1.882352111092269 7.2078e-08 au
i 4.080529596543466 3.4579e-06 deg
node 153.1985511226088 4.3918e-05 deg
peri 190.4446801469869 4.5154e-05 deg
M 66.05888040218484 9.6328e-06 deg
tp 2458775.408146939942
(2019-Oct-18.90814694)
3.2923e-05 TDB
period 1226.679389784823
3.36
4.8865e-06
1.338e-08
d
yr
n .2934752169131569 1.1691e-09 deg/d
Q 2.602881728196937 6.9124e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2512  
   data-arc span      38405 days (105.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1915-09-08  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4411  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:09:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .874613 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.78951 au 
 T_jup = 3.613 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO337267  
rotation period rot_per 4.5940 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2009) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]

2385 Mustel (1969 VW)          Discovered 1969-Nov-11 by Chernykh, L. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1969 VW = 1976 YQ3 = A915 RH = A915 SA 
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