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48408 (1982 VN2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048408
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1860330489075409 2.7196e-08  
a 2.545219233028841 9.2759e-09 au
q 2.071724338970373 6.9641e-08 au
i 12.26185064045062 7.9669e-06 deg
node 331.5410289293425 1.2468e-05 deg
peri 75.601142620414 2.9521e-05 deg
M 95.10812480077101 2.5142e-05 deg
tp 2458608.666701981481
(2019-May-05.16670198)
0.00010291 TDB
period 1483.15391121583
4.06
8.1079e-06
2.22e-08
d
yr
n .2427259890410743 1.3269e-09 deg/d
Q 3.01871412708731 1.1001e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1625  
   data-arc span      13680 days (37.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-11-14  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48773  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 09:45:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11929 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51026 au 
 T_jup = 3.387 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457031.5 (2015-Jan-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1840505936760125 2.7171e-08  
q 2.077302344613494 6.9563e-08 au
tp 2457123.433230492673
(2015-Apr-10.93323049)
0.00010291 TDB
node 331.6404762691637 1.2444e-05 deg
peri 75.24676506039087 2.9926e-05 deg
i 12.27481013795099 7.9726e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1625  
   data-arc span      13680 days (37.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-11-14  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48773  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 09:45:26  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51026 au 
 T_jup = 3.387 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 7.38263335677965E-16 -1.878764418190869E-15 -1.537692295452241E-12 6.842150718333991E-15 -4.125483113312741E-13 1.771888379212229E-15
q -1.878764418190869E-15 4.838990114229298E-15 4.105330341649911E-12 -1.833792876131878E-14 1.098870488326507E-12 -4.760788752359006E-15
tp -1.537692295452241E-12 4.105330341649911E-12 1.058946658604751E-8 -4.836418249406496E-11 2.803539775263829E-9 -4.141219479717183E-12
node 6.842150718333991E-15 -1.833792876131878E-14 -4.836418249406496E-11 1.548583259362165E-10 -1.634876838703058E-10 -1.523811819046964E-11
peri -4.125483113312741E-13 1.098870488326507E-12 2.803539775263829E-9 -1.634876838703058E-10 8.955940224485043E-10 1.382379716650736E-11
i 1.771888379212229E-15 -4.760788752359006E-15 -4.141219479717183E-12 -1.523811819046964E-11 1.382379716650736E-11 6.356205236129151E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO502478  
diameter diameter 4.173 km 0.122 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.193   0.034 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

48408 (1982 VN2)          Discovered 1982-Nov-14 by Kosai, H., Hurukawa, K. at Kiso
Reference: 20021120/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1982 VN2 = 2000 GG178 
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