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27918 Azusagawa (1996 VJ4)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2027918
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06582950356157198 4.2408e-08  
a 3.202545896500699 2.3493e-08 au
q 2.991723890000908 1.3708e-07 au
i 14.18976443302435 4.7271e-06 deg
node 235.7716524224147 1.8968e-05 deg
peri 97.30982015003705 4.0727e-05 deg
M 44.83545713225293 3.5311e-05 deg
tp 2458339.788269773830
(2018-Aug-09.28826977)
0.00020548 TDB
period 2093.348186560689
5.73
2.3034e-05
6.306e-08
d
yr
n .1719733020580153 1.8923e-09 deg/d
Q 3.41336790300049 2.504e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1070  
   data-arc span      8431 days (23.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-06  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53501  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 01:42:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.02611 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84898 au 
 T_jup = 3.143 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO313637  
diameter diameter 10.788 km 0.253 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.055   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

27918 Azusagawa           Discovered 1996 Nov. 6 by N. Sato at Chichibu.
Azusagawa is a 65-km-long river which flows from the Hida mountain range, the so-called Northern Alps, through Matumoto city, Nagano prefecture, Japan. In Kojiki,the oldest Japanese history book, Azusagawa denoted a boundary of countries.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-08-21Last Updated: 2014-08-13

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Alternate Designations
 1996 VJ4 = 1997 YS8 
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