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37117 Narcissus (2000 VU2)
Classification: Centaur          SPK-ID: 2037117
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5536142172187846 1.1542e-07  
a 6.881307761561485 6.0879e-08 au
q 3.071717951703077 8.0375e-07 au
i 13.8049695183557 8.7387e-06 deg
node 248.5168965364159 2.6674e-05 deg
peri 180.1661400649465 3.5084e-05 deg
M 5.654126850084382 5.2139e-06 deg
tp 2458496.945745510737
(2019-Jan-13.44574551)
9.5665e-05 TDB
period 6593.331314379426
18.05
8.7497e-05
2.396e-07
d
yr
n .05460062339274145 7.2458e-10 deg/d
Q 10.69089757141989 9.4583e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      477  
   data-arc span      12992 days (35.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-03-07  
   last obs. used      2019-10-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45373  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 05:42:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.08574 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.28465 au 
 T_jup = 2.616 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO385051  
diameter diameter 11.2 km 1.6 Fernandez et al. (2005) Astron.J. 130:308-318  
geometric albedo albedo 0.088   0.044 Fernandez et al. (2005) Astron.J. 130:308-318  

37117 Narcissus           Discovered 2000 Nov. 1 by W. K. Y. Yeung at the Desert Beaver Observatory.
In Greek mythology Narcissus was a hero from the territory of Thespiae in Boeotia who was renowned for his beauty. In the various stories, he became obsessed with his own reflection in a pool and, for one reason or another, died as a result.
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Reference: 20090409/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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Alternate Designations
 2000 VU2 = 2000 VW55 
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