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2578 Saint-Exupery (1975 VW3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002578
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09631053752099292 2.2953e-08  
a 3.004502392361447 1.2896e-08 au
q 2.715137151970007 7.3803e-08 au
i 10.56137047844653 3.8299e-07 deg
node 55.65441777914824 1.7428e-06 deg
peri 335.0233620633617 7.4614e-06 deg
M 283.21027952452 1.0076e-05 deg
tp 2459802.249360535205
(2022-Aug-10.74936054)
5.4376e-05 TDB
period 1902.204733761413
5.21
1.2247e-05
3.353e-08
d
yr
n .1892540763938366 1.2185e-09 deg/d
Q 3.293867632752887 1.4138e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2710  
   data-arc span      25233 days (69.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-05-24  
   last obs. used      2021-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44886  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-07 21:47:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72511 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12823 au 
 T_jup = 3.219 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.61   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 17.014 km 0.485 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.146 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Salvaggio, F.; Banfi, M.; Marchini, A.; Papini, R. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 171-173.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.168   0.039 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2578 Saint-Exupery (1975 VW3)          Discovered 1975-Nov-02 by Smirnova, T. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1975 VW3 = 1952 HG2 = 1980 TA1 
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