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437146 (2012 VS17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2437146
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01540035732800204 5.4836e-08  
a 3.055368480319415 6.4384e-08 au
q 3.008314713953782 1.8143e-07 au
i 8.941580585128662 7.1685e-06 deg
node 216.1451129240596 4.1119e-05 deg
peri 80.21636502794838 0.00026189 deg
M 267.5449970944158 0.00025582 deg
tp 2459501.481551941742
(2021-Oct-13.98155194)
0.0013857 TDB
period 1950.714975188585
5.34
6.1659e-05
1.688e-07
d
yr
n .1845477194663957 5.8333e-09 deg/d
Q 3.102422246685049 6.5376e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      103  
   data-arc span      4067 days (11.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-10-02  
   last obs. used      2017-11-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69151  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 14:51:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.00862 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.91191 au 
 T_jup = 3.217 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457091.5 (2015-Mar-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01393582570964647 5.479e-08  
q 3.01301084981419 1.809e-07 au
tp 2457542.392829751652
(2016-Jun-02.89282975)
0.0015378 TDB
node 216.1719340166477 4.1116e-05 deg
peri 78.87768599836205 0.00028905 deg
i 8.941330327252711 7.1686e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      103  
   data-arc span      4067 days (11.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      2006-10-02  
   last obs. used      2017-11-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69151  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 14:51:55  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.91191 au 
 T_jup = 3.217 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.001997089540037E-15 -9.284745603816986E-15 2.200243044708386E-12 -1.546744051615435E-15 3.919045395309055E-13 -5.552976310744351E-15
q -9.284745603816986E-15 3.272377764472129E-14 -1.388770578749728E-11 -1.793619127901294E-15 -2.690039401328653E-12 2.568717581820171E-14
tp 2.200243044708386E-12 -1.388770578749728E-11 2.364926668230236E-6 -1.529622029673558E-10 4.400289615076042E-7 -1.129690443215606E-10
node -1.546744051615435E-15 -1.793619127901294E-15 -1.529622029673558E-10 1.69056350961164E-9 -1.697861087825128E-9 -2.692225551316796E-11
peri 3.919045395309055E-13 -2.690039401328653E-12 4.400289615076042E-7 -1.697861087825128E-9 8.355235959883726E-8 5.441149356281886E-12
i -5.552976310744351E-15 2.568717581820171E-14 -1.129690443215606E-10 -2.692225551316796E-11 5.441149356281886E-12 5.138864255796251E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5   n/a MPO428067  

437146 (2012 VS17)          Discovered 2006-Oct-02 by Mt. Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon
Reference: Last Updated: 2015-06-04

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Alternate Designations
 2012 VS17 = 2011 QB91 
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