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4962 Vecherka (1973 TP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004962
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 49 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .144103725598737 1.2858e-08  
a 2.607654550535136 9.6973e-09 au
q 2.231881814728523 3.3614e-08 au
i 15.09434234308996 5.4359e-07 deg
node 206.9720619626826 2.0179e-06 deg
peri 141.9638292885913 7.9717e-06 deg
M 136.9568294435709 6.106e-06 deg
tp 2458811.366846167557
(2019-Nov-23.86684617)
2.5318e-05 TDB
period 1538.060834465146
4.21
8.5796e-06
2.349e-08
d
yr
n .2340609629561163 1.3056e-09 deg/d
Q 2.983427286341749 1.1095e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2755  
   data-arc span      25058 days (68.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-11  
   last obs. used      2021-05-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41122  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 14:35:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24572 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54474 au 
 T_jup = 3.348 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457156.5 (2015-May-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 49 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1460312837624278 1.2935e-08  
q 2.225890118269418 3.3868e-08 au
tp 2457273.432256482921
(2015-Sep-07.93225648)
2.4647e-05 TDB
node 207.0243301114543 2.0149e-06 deg
peri 141.7909227679669 7.8527e-06 deg
i 15.10622534812333 5.4325e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2755  
   data-arc span      25058 days (68.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-11  
   last obs. used      2021-05-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41122  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 14:35:06  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54474 au 
 T_jup = 3.348 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.673152791442643E-16 -4.250174040580129E-16 1.460696796490781E-13 -9.239061566910968E-15 5.436234702413535E-14 -1.1603663709013E-15
q -4.250174040580129E-16 1.147058702910323E-15 -4.145674474623753E-13 2.428804638820023E-14 -1.525122593626025E-13 3.213180048560581E-15
tp 1.460696796490781E-13 -4.145674474623753E-13 6.074806458932587E-10 -9.375044685701504E-12 1.902162421410271E-10 -9.960986989898821E-12
node -9.239061566910968E-15 2.428804638820023E-14 -9.375044685701504E-12 4.059719912722171E-12 -5.605194799953577E-12 4.576864994589424E-13
peri 5.436234702413535E-14 -1.525122593626025E-13 1.902162421410271E-10 -5.605194799953577E-12 6.166432257008285E-11 -3.209955079193396E-12
i -1.1603663709013E-15 3.213180048560581E-15 -9.960986989898821E-12 4.576864994589424E-13 -3.209955079193396E-12 2.951223550045088E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.38   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 9.951 km 0.201 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 336. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Tomov, D.; Kurtenkov, A.; Enimaney, M.; Teneva, D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 321-322.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.210   0.038 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

4962 Vecherka (1973 TP)          Discovered 1973-Oct-01 by Smirnova, T. M. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 TP = 1952 TF = 1969 TM6 = 1973 UG3 = 1986 WC3 
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