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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 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1439870247723956 4.0059e-08  
a 2.606835357522365 1.0655e-08 au
q 2.231484890321235 1.0744e-07 au
i 15.09577000019482 4.251e-06 deg
node 206.9865571753925 1.3099e-05 deg
peri 141.8259642600788 1.8771e-05 deg
M 44.39128801132815 1.2003e-05 deg
tp 2458810.932415334458
(2019-Nov-23.43241533)
5.1252e-05 TDB
period 1537.336120145464
4.21
9.4251e-06
2.58e-08
d
yr
n .2341713014366282 1.4357e-09 deg/d
Q 2.982185824723495 1.2189e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2421  
   data-arc span      24857 days (68.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42887  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:47:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24623 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5445 au 
 T_jup = 3.349 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457019.5 (2014-Dec-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1460403113116736 4.0224e-08  
q 2.225748171313449 1.0817e-07 au
tp 2457273.524448410057
(2015-Sep-08.02444841)
5.1068e-05 TDB
node 207.0290413689864 1.3085e-05 deg
peri 141.8176515153353 1.8587e-05 deg
i 15.10631334739053 4.2548e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2421  
   data-arc span      24857 days (68.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42887  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:47:18  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5445 au 
 T_jup = 3.349 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.618010318332568E-15 -4.336908905644296E-15 4.605205593468388E-13 -9.927613827779123E-16 1.535359784206937E-13 -4.659922239529507E-15
q -4.336908905644296E-15 1.170079821791865E-14 -1.293514795117854E-12 2.556539342198071E-15 -4.312052309763574E-13 1.250102532654859E-14
tp 4.605205593468388E-13 -1.293514795117854E-12 2.607961112359932E-9 -3.065873057905928E-12 6.814785657247392E-10 2.107399475452952E-12
node -9.927613827779123E-16 2.556539342198071E-15 -3.065873057905928E-12 1.712121643950932E-10 -1.657541986640937E-10 -6.81127626636211E-12
peri 1.535359784206937E-13 -4.312052309763574E-13 6.814785657247392E-10 -1.657541986640937E-10 3.454602622272768E-10 7.084100787401295E-12
i -4.659922239529507E-15 1.250102532654859E-14 2.107399475452952E-12 -6.81127626636211E-12 7.084100787401295E-12 1.810353093194325E-11

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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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