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35673 (1998 VQ15)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2035673
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04307196754033404 6.7967e-08  
a 5.091389620739472 1.1118e-07 au
q 4.872093452259787 4.0889e-07 au
i 9.909706732066399 6.7382e-06 deg
node 43.22420853272138 3.3147e-05 deg
peri 357.5564356610165 7.9784e-05 deg
M 275.9573995725345 7.6142e-05 deg
tp 2459580.102550540245
(2021-Dec-31.60255054)
0.00089929 TDB
period 4196.168566902629
11.49
0.00013745
3.763e-07
d
yr
n .08579254962241219 2.8103e-09 deg/d
Q 5.310685789219155 1.1597e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      827  
   data-arc span      7629 days (20.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-10-14  
   last obs. used      2019-09-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53114  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:56:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.87971 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .101225 au 
 T_jup = 2.969 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.6   n/a MPO337551  
diameter diameter 34.836 km 3.967 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 31.0 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:
[Stephens, R.D. (2016) http://www.planetarysciences.org/PHP/CS3_Lightcurves.php]
geometric albedo albedo 0.040   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

35673 (1998 VQ15)          Discovered 1998-Nov-10 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20020227/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 VQ15 = 1999 XT221 
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