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4962 Vecherka (1973 TP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004962
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1439870172849013 4.1832e-08  
a 2.606835359377078 1.0932e-08 au
q 2.231484911427559 1.1255e-07 au
i 15.09577044537435 4.3114e-06 deg
node 206.9865567244126 1.3188e-05 deg
peri 141.8259632594323 1.9008e-05 deg
M 44.39128838033774 1.2063e-05 deg
tp 2458810.932413556337
(2019-Nov-23.43241356)
5.1536e-05 TDB
period 1537.336121786142
4.21
9.6705e-06
2.648e-08
d
yr
n .2341713011867157 1.473e-09 deg/d
Q 2.982185807326597 1.2506e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2312  
   data-arc span      24578 days (67.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43531  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:26:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24623 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5445 au 
 T_jup = 3.349 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3   n/a MPO337294  
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. 2019-August); 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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