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46546 (1988 VM5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046546
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2725002999079802 3.4989e-08  
a 2.767968287128698 9.6967e-09 au
q 2.01369609875035 9.8867e-08 au
i 2.210809538968559 3.5251e-06 deg
node 119.7594433481303 9.8471e-05 deg
peri 269.1617990535834 9.8731e-05 deg
M 359.1500086765795 6.0302e-06 deg
tp 2459204.471477292221
(2020-Dec-20.97147729)
2.8176e-05 TDB
period 1682.054611388329
4.61
8.8389e-06
2.42e-08
d
yr
n .2140239666195287 1.1247e-09 deg/d
Q 3.522240475507046 1.2339e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1341  
   data-arc span      16920 days (46.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-09-19  
   last obs. used      2021-01-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51021  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 04:46:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01907 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92918 au 
 T_jup = 3.282 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.92   n/a E2021B10  

46546 (1988 VM5)          Discovered 1988-Nov-04 by Mrkos, A. at Klet
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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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
1959-Apr-07 08:08 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.98900816312959 1.98900779425484 1.98900853200388 1.40162679464826 1.05491907898378 2436665.839027704 0.891836362561979 113.291404657978 83.3314056996136 -0.640494824431355 2055425.96494958 T 21 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 04:46:44 2021-Feb-24 04:46
1981-Sep-05 12:52 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.94611146590206 1.94611113429196 1.94611179751193 1.13998204928481 0.655043659187619 2444853.036029088 0.527517785651148 531.605556971252 207.251407705249 -16.7524976546125 2054668.62093202 T 21 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 04:46:44 2021-Feb-24 04:46
2041-Dec-20 09:33 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.93533469003068 1.93533436371566 1.93533501634471 1.15814392773469 0.68262236301339 2466873.898220406 0.46101156760322 454.286169249639 182.303704844 -2.02878403781018 1802948.26997215 T 21 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 04:46:44 2021-Feb-24 04:46
2124-Sep-05 09:40 00:02 Jupiter 1.91546866052456 1.91546837299646 1.91546894805159 1.06160221312655 0.492541251501713 2497082.902714307 1.72411792295969 1170.73478072687 344.215181902433 -0.453265662556925 1768788.42274884 T 21 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 04:46:44 2021-Feb-24 04:46

Alternate Designations
 1988 VM5 = 1974 SQ1 = 1997 SO3 
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