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35002 (1978 VY8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2035002
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03721253631469878 4.8173e-08  
a 3.065504960540156 2.4941e-08 au
q 2.951429745873166 1.5157e-07 au
i 10.21484720583078 5.2879e-06 deg
node 247.4862298107155 2.857e-05 deg
peri 106.4585780814457 7.7356e-05 deg
M 268.9496963519315 7.1675e-05 deg
tp 2459096.327213582865
(2020-Sep-03.82721358)
0.00039159 TDB
period 1960.430550344659
5.37
2.3925e-05
6.55e-08
d
yr
n .1836331309653939 2.241e-09 deg/d
Q 3.179580175207146 2.5869e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1312  
   data-arc span      14904 days (40.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2019-08-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50858  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:55:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.968 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.01752 au 
 T_jup = 3.207 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO351074  
rotation period rot_per 18.238 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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.]

35002 (1978 VY8)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20020227/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VY8 = 2000 AA52 
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