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41740 Yuenkwokyung (2000 VC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2041740
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07816303631031839 3.9901e-08  
a 2.207691664648015 6.4054e-09 au
q 2.035131780902145 8.7773e-08 au
i 4.711342817963581 3.2311e-06 deg
node 73.55019304762618 5.1162e-05 deg
peri 92.1074134011217 5.5212e-05 deg
M 240.4461838101902 2.1242e-05 deg
tp 2459398.393639175043
(2021-Jul-02.89363918)
7.1148e-05 TDB
period 1198.135824251712
3.28
5.2144e-06
1.428e-08
d
yr
n .300466769053363 1.3077e-09 deg/d
Q 2.380251548393885 6.9061e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1668  
   data-arc span      10413 days (28.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-04-27  
   last obs. used      2020-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52934  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 00:10:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04837 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59334 au 
 T_jup = 3.651 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO395396  

41740 Yuenkwokyung           Discovered 2000 Nov. 1 by W. K. Y. Yeung at Desert Beaver.
Yuen Kwok-yung (b. 1956) is a Hong Kong microbiologist, physician and surgeon, with over 700 publications in peer reviewed journals. During the global outbreak of SARS in 2003, he led his team in the discovery of the SARS coronavirus, being honored as "Asian heroes of the year" in the 2013 April issue of Time Asia.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-05-29Last Updated: 2018-05-31
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