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4962 Vecherka (1973 TP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004962
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1440679970410545 3.6008e-08  
a 2.607405058792181 1.0025e-08 au
q 2.231761434497278 9.5709e-08 au
i 15.0943684261037 4.0277e-06 deg
node 206.9813476156856 1.2986e-05 deg
peri 141.9050084213841 1.8175e-05 deg
M 91.13951136696427 1.1822e-05 deg
tp 2458811.172234107497
(2019-Nov-23.67223411)
5.0316e-05 TDB
period 1537.840104902128
4.21
8.8691e-06
2.428e-08
d
yr
n .2340945582394675 1.3501e-09 deg/d
Q 2.983048683087083 1.1469e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2611  
   data-arc span      24939 days (68.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-11  
   last obs. used      2021-01-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41498  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:21:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24487 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54453 au 
 T_jup = 3.348 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4   n/a MPO531036  
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

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