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26797 (1978 VS8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026797
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05052350587025502 3.1233e-08  
a 2.529057824739419 1.0348e-08 au
q 2.401280956884983 8.1303e-08 au
i 1.888982880450757 4.7544e-06 deg
node 184.727075341592 0.00011369 deg
peri 277.6279203013819 0.00012911 deg
M 347.6198380360287 5.8923e-05 deg
tp 2458651.019656774798
(2019-Jun-16.51965677)
0.00024046 TDB
period 1469.049960077699
4.02
9.0159e-06
2.468e-08
d
yr
n .245056335579601 1.504e-09 deg/d
Q 2.656834692593856 1.087e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1460  
   data-arc span      14726 days (40.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2019-03-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53113  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 01:00:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41921 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40188 au 
 T_jup = 3.449 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO319416  

26797 (1978 VS8)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20010804/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VS8 = 1998 WB12 
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