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39472 (1978 VJ3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2039472
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0509559227358714 6.4301e-08  
a 3.06352558979735 3.323e-08 au
q 2.907420816544272 2.0058e-07 au
i 9.162633044119824 6.0734e-06 deg
node 254.2914307286505 3.7614e-05 deg
peri 279.4258299469033 7.0066e-05 deg
M 94.63295792538275 5.956e-05 deg
tp 2458085.661982105229
(2017-Nov-28.16198211)
0.00032277 TDB
period 1958.532106628832
5.36
3.1866e-05
8.724e-08
d
yr
n .1838111301732286 2.9907e-09 deg/d
Q 3.219630363050429 3.4923e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      729  
   data-arc span      14443 days (39.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2018-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59319  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-May-31 14:32:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.92961 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.85562 au 
 T_jup = 3.212 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO436046  

39472 (1978 VJ3)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20020526/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VJ3 = 1999 UF46 
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