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5024 Bechmann (1985 VP)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005024
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05447848796034085 4.9327e-08  
a 3.22339347389085 2.4465e-08 au
q 3.047787871332047 1.593e-07 au
i 14.61008634581395 7.0321e-06 deg
node 352.4088497462137 1.8388e-05 deg
peri 121.096001993454 6.1261e-05 deg
M 256.855261264909 5.9245e-05 deg
tp 2459606.137823004142
(2022-Jan-26.63782300)
0.00034974 TDB
period 2113.821984090351
5.79
2.4065e-05
6.589e-08
d
yr
n .1703076241564023 1.9389e-09 deg/d
Q 3.398999076449654 2.5797e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1783  
   data-arc span      16906 days (46.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-23  
   last obs. used      2020-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45824  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 19:48:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.08986 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.65439 au 
 T_jup = 3.135 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8   n/a MPO448964  
diameter diameter 26.630 km 0.221 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.027   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

5024 Bechmann           Discovered 1985 Nov. 14 by P. Jensen at Brorfelde.
Poul Bechmann is the former head of the mechanical workshop at the Brorfelde Observatory.
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Reference: 20000124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1985 VP = 1973 SL3 
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