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24616 (1978 VC9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024616
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1172519782555125 4.3014e-08  
a 2.588990164794134 1.0254e-08 au
q 2.285425946287956 1.1315e-07 au
i 1.405716774216291 3.2445e-06 deg
node 267.8367673348426 0.00017824 deg
peri 209.7788697513654 0.0001799 deg
M 357.74065988103 2.1792e-05 deg
tp 2459210.049335265476
(2020-Dec-26.54933527)
9.2093e-05 TDB
period 1521.577325479755
4.17
9.04e-06
2.475e-08
d
yr
n .2365965856427912 1.4057e-09 deg/d
Q 2.892554383300311 1.1457e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1181  
   data-arc span      15476 days (42.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5048  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 03:35:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30167 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18303 au 
 T_jup = 3.410 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.23   n/a MPCxxxxx  

24616 (1978 VC9)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20010606/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1978 VC9 = 1978 WM12 = 1999 XL83 
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