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2848 ASP (1959 VF)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002848
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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 .193300357600875 3.1432e-08  
a 3.205825382636518 1.5025e-08 au
q 2.586138189766917 1.0146e-07 au
i .9131800079568344 3.5723e-06 deg
node 338.6994046251228 0.00020229 deg
peri 51.55656084219111 0.00020247 deg
M 248.1399171371629 1.0403e-05 deg
tp 2459651.949653727988
6.336e-05 TDB
period 2096.564470005323
n .1717094824177222 1.2071e-09 deg/d
Q 3.825512575506119 1.7929e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2832  
   data-arc span      23366 days (63.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-05-08  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46266  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:45:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59172 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.62609 au 
 T_jup = 3.163 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7   n/a MPO448941  
diameter diameter 25.793 km 0.213 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 40.114 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.048   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2848 ASP (1959 VF)          Discovered 1959-Nov-08 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1959 VF = 1965 UN2 = 1970 RR = 1975 NA = 1975 NE1 = 1981 QM1 = 1981 ST5 
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