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3015 Candy (1980 VN)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003015
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1747032762205417 4.2715e-08  
a 3.3859692775682 2.0206e-08 au
q 2.794429351594935 1.4562e-07 au
i 17.40135795397909 4.3534e-06 deg
node 38.12804827074637 1.4261e-05 deg
peri 300.9869380931818 1.7803e-05 deg
M 190.4171576063952 1.2231e-05 deg
tp 2460272.518687821303
(2023-Nov-24.01868782)
8.1842e-05 TDB
period 2275.741591357021
6.23
2.0371e-05
5.577e-08
d
yr
n .1581901923167527 1.416e-09 deg/d
Q 3.977509203541465 2.3736e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2486  
   data-arc span      20349 days (55.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1965-05-02  
   last obs. used      2021-01-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43069  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:07:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8332 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.69253 au 
 T_jup = 3.053 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.21   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 24.517 km 0.470 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.625 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Clark, M. (2007) Minor Planet Bull. 34, 19-22.]
[Clark, M. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 63-65.]
[Clark, M. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 15-20.]
[Clark, M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 2-5.]
[Clark, M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 80-86.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
[Clark, M. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 235-236.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.107   0.017 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3015 Candy (1980 VN)          Discovered 1980-Nov-09 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1980 VN = 1974 VL2 = 1974 XC = 1984 HS 
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