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37131 (2000 VW29)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2037131
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0692203260033158 2.9816e-08  
a 2.342109914840391 8.8396e-09 au
q 2.179988302999541 7.3444e-08 au
i 6.10285534981471 3.1411e-06 deg
node 99.39806590666275 3.7036e-05 deg
peri 189.00451775 4.8766e-05 deg
M 297.1449702408404 3.1945e-05 deg
tp 2459229.084549042848
0.00011606 TDB
period 1309.210065936425
n .2749749710658592 1.5567e-09 deg/d
Q 2.504231526681241 9.4515e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1553  
   data-arc span      11215 days (30.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-11-03  
   last obs. used      2020-07-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49707  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 00:32:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16382 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58964 au 
 T_jup = 3.553 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO468198  
diameter diameter 3.371 km 0.402 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.170   0.048 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

37131 (2000 VW29)          Discovered 2000-Nov-01 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20020227/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1980-Feb-14 20:34 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0229296361124075 0.0229274518723912 0.0229318210497293 3.70456611227667 3.70456604460007 2444284.356702676 0.636148773731363 236.093815311805 33.5937753170978 -63.6969846467521 91705.7259327041 T 30 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 00:32:19 2020-Nov-13 00:32

Alternate Designations
 2000 VW29 = 1989 VP3 = 1999 NO13 
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