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379020 (2008 VM23)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2379020
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1203828720037075 5.0989e-08  
a 3.103526483907416 2.6698e-08 au
q 2.729915052435073 1.5962e-07 au
i 6.548590240113473 5.8644e-06 deg
node 84.26193801657315 5.1654e-05 deg
peri 3.513151260287114 6.0384e-05 deg
M 22.93193326203449 2.8827e-05 deg
tp 2458873.290431647731
(2020-Jan-24.79043165)
0.00015953 TDB
period 1997.016304012823
5.47
2.5769e-05
7.055e-08
d
yr
n .1802689338472664 2.3262e-09 deg/d
Q 3.477137915379759 2.9912e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      245  
   data-arc span      9888 days (27.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-01  
   last obs. used      2020-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49484  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-26 03:07:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.74633 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.72985 au 
 T_jup = 3.200 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO460486  
diameter diameter 3.803 km 0.829 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.049   0.023 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

379020 (2008 VM23)          Discovered 2008-Nov-01 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: Last Updated: 2013-11-20

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