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359995 (2012 VA102)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2359995
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1140450438514676 6.2827e-08  
a 3.001271807393965 3.7927e-08 au
q 2.658991632509546 1.8446e-07 au
i 3.111475923061004 7.4546e-06 deg
node 231.3841752677406 0.00010616 deg
peri 208.4059716741607 0.00011027 deg
M 141.6187144253365 3.1313e-05 deg
tp 2458253.407172796286
(2018-May-14.90717280)
0.00015993 TDB
period 1899.137546084232
5.20
3.5999e-05
9.856e-08
d
yr
n .1895597297532619 3.5932e-09 deg/d
Q 3.343551982278383 4.2252e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      180  
   data-arc span      6818 days (18.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-08-27  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53536  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 23:25:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67512 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.88677 au 
 T_jup = 3.241 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.3   n/a MPO427819  
rotation period rot_per 5.850 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Masiero, J.; Jedicke, R.; Durecy, J.; Gwyn, S.; et al. (2009) Icarus 204, 145-171.]

359995 (2012 VA102)          Discovered 2006-Aug-29 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20130327/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 2012 VA102 = 2006 SW275 
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