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26327 (1998 VQ38)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026327
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07473460763895551 3.8032e-08  
a 2.587151859015284 1.1379e-08 au
q 2.393802079929382 9.909e-08 au
i 8.476676093287725 4.2571e-06 deg
node 241.23542212834 2.8666e-05 deg
peri 270.005247393066 4.1491e-05 deg
M 330.5232712274368 3.0883e-05 deg
tp 2459124.953780486696
(2020-Oct-02.45378049)
0.00013058 TDB
period 1519.957025113082
4.16
1.0028e-05
2.746e-08
d
yr
n .23684880167794 1.5626e-09 deg/d
Q 2.780501638101185 1.2229e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1535  
   data-arc span      8282 days (22.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-05-30  
   last obs. used      2020-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52638  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 00:42:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.42254 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27702 au 
 T_jup = 3.402 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO351007  
diameter diameter 3.939 km 0.267 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.377   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

26327 (1998 VQ38)          Discovered 1998-Nov-10 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20010705/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 VQ38 = 1997 LO2 
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