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4292 Aoba (1989 VO)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004292
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0483878555547237 3.2162e-08  
a 2.749476890004837 1.0427e-08 au
q 2.616435599400232 8.9851e-08 au
i 3.55049442817012 3.8958e-06 deg
node 321.460864870451 4.9448e-05 deg
peri 146.5476633124246 6.3223e-05 deg
M 246.0354377309466 4.058e-05 deg
tp 2459727.658074944623
(2022-May-28.15807494)
0.00018867 TDB
period 1665.227358413654
4.56
9.4725e-06
2.593e-08
d
yr
n .2161866955770814 1.2298e-09 deg/d
Q 2.882518180609441 1.0931e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2857  
   data-arc span      23985 days (65.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-05-21  
   last obs. used      2021-01-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40868  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:16:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.63391 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16759 au 
 T_jup = 3.342 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.26   n/a E2020-QM5  
diameter diameter 24.695 km 0.162 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.038   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

4292 Aoba (1989 VO)          Discovered 1989-Nov-04 by Koishikawa, M. at Ayashi
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
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
2008-Oct-09 23:50 < 00:01 David 0.0249167228835145 0.0249156871185971 0.024917758654176 6.56665934738379 6.56665925505277 2454749.492801933 0.323524238975118 55.8660108674561 24.1315629896371 25.0481331940809 89020.2502445587 T 38 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:17:04 2021-Feb-24 01:17
2165-Feb-07 18:38 < 00:01 Thisb 0.0485471642895951 0.0485460979666121 0.0485482321478475 3.90502792763503 3.90502789166948 2511848.276700790 0.561472471277008 864.651351683224 46.1005165851142 88.2454837715813 157370.451949062 T 38 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:17:04 2021-Feb-24 01:17

Alternate Designations
 1989 VO = 1938 QE = 1955 KK = 1957 WH2 = 1959 ES = 1979 QW2 = 1986 AB1 = 1988 PX3 
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