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2925 Beatty (1978 VC5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002925
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1905201727714966 3.9947e-08  
a 2.38676598454576 8.4811e-09 au
q 1.93203891680497 9.713e-08 au
i 2.223027355803088 4.3883e-06 deg
node 217.2884217425866 0.00010883 deg
peri 277.6491727596607 0.00010939 deg
M 299.199450793388 1.2566e-05 deg
tp 2458827.966889044692
(2019-Dec-10.46688904)
4.758e-05 TDB
period 1346.83125604372
3.69
7.1787e-06
1.965e-08
d
yr
n .2672940640370125 1.4247e-09 deg/d
Q 2.84149305228655 1.0097e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1809  
   data-arc span      25432 days (69.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-03-15  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5239  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:21:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .947972 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20672 au 
 T_jup = 3.509 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO452203  
diameter diameter 7.101 km 0.920 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.6612 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Odden, C.E.; Hirschfield, L.; Driscoll, A.; Brown, E.; et al. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 218-219.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.097   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AJ....154..168M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Cgh   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

2925 Beatty (1978 VC5)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F. and Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VC5 = 1939 GA = 1950 EW = 1976 HX = 1976 JH1 = 1983 CP3 = 1987 HV2 
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