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3265 Fletcher (1953 VN2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003265
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1427614721539639 4.0546e-08  
a 2.410633313540864 9.3863e-09 au
q 2.066487752876382 9.7195e-08 au
i 6.930334529973833 4.2375e-06 deg
node 72.81587008108536 3.5511e-05 deg
peri 297.5673664040586 3.9006e-05 deg
M 208.3086413926244 1.9644e-05 deg
tp 2459176.541135906348
(2020-Nov-23.04113591)
7.6483e-05 TDB
period 1367.083865752932
3.74
7.9846e-06
2.186e-08
d
yr
n .2633342467265 1.538e-09 deg/d
Q 2.754778874205345 1.0726e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1926  
   data-arc span      30905 days (84.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1934-09-29  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46404  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 22:57:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07685 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.7238 au 
 T_jup = 3.496 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO395026  
diameter diameter 5.909 km 0.041 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.384   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B V   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)

3265 Fletcher (1953 VN2)          Discovered 1953-Nov-09 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 VN2 = 1934 SC = 1953 XG = 1953 XJ1 = 1978 JU1 = 1983 XA 
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