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47972 (2000 VW15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2047972
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1135463979339008 3.7674e-08  
a 3.058487486997506 1.9783e-08 au
q 2.711207249723032 1.186e-07 au
i 4.661160088689458 4.1268e-06 deg
node 98.14650739945732 5.3226e-05 deg
peri 302.7810246067983 5.707e-05 deg
M 251.1315085180638 2.2368e-05 deg
tp 2459591.324088171880
(2022-Jan-11.82408817)
0.00012488 TDB
period 1953.702755008489
5.35
1.8955e-05
5.19e-08
d
yr
n .1842654923207271 1.7878e-09 deg/d
Q 3.405767724271981 2.2029e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      863  
   data-arc span      10825 days (29.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-10-07  
   last obs. used      2019-05-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51434  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 08:57:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72326 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98347 au 
 T_jup = 3.220 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO436118  
diameter diameter 4.560 km 1.355 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.162   0.092 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

47972 (2000 VW15)          Discovered 2000-Nov-01 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 2000 VW15 = 1989 TF9 
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