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24728 Scagell (1991 VO2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024728
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0735957564535057 5.8819e-08  
a 2.401476883030887 9.2859e-09 au
q 2.224738375218622 1.4039e-07 au
i 8.309055290899433 4.9247e-06 deg
node 52.16438953352069 2.9091e-05 deg
peri 316.3401750200188 4.0546e-05 deg
M 171.8995185718903 2.9533e-05 deg
tp 2457951.434983379016
(2017-Jul-16.93498338)
0.00011098 TDB
period 1359.302271028954
3.72
7.8841e-06
2.159e-08
d
yr
n .2648417557100747 1.5361e-09 deg/d
Q 2.578215390843152 9.9693e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1506  
   data-arc span      10069 days (27.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-13  
   last obs. used      2019-05-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52404  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 03:18:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23259 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.73197 au 
 T_jup = 3.508 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO337468  

24728 Scagell           Discovered 1991 Nov. 11 by B. G. W. Manning at Stakenbridge.
Robin Scagell (b. 1946) joined the Junior Astronomical Society, now the Society for Popular Astronomy, in 1962 and is now vice president. He established the West of London Astronomical Society in 1967. Often asked by the media to comment on astronomical events, he operates the Galaxy Picture Library of astronomical images.
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Reference: 20031110/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-11-12

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Alternate Designations
 1991 VO2 = 1998 QB54 = 2000 AE230 
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