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52542 (1996 VU4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052542
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1632045960979919 4.2419e-08  
a 2.998780757698506 1.7279e-08 au
q 2.509365955351891 1.2712e-07 au
i 13.90063313207976 4.9417e-06 deg
node 78.36578678191889 1.8313e-05 deg
peri 338.4821707606368 2.3052e-05 deg
M 185.7582609615652 1.504e-05 deg
tp 2459918.547592878733
(2022-Dec-05.04759288)
8.3266e-05 TDB
period 1896.773616127888
5.19
1.6394e-05
4.488e-08
d
yr
n .1897959761454882 1.6404e-09 deg/d
Q 3.488195560045121 2.0099e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1009  
   data-arc span      8567 days (23.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-13  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51296  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 10:23:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.52744 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.85917 au 
 T_jup = 3.189 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO319707  
diameter diameter 10.481 km 0.733 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.053   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

52542 (1996 VU4)          Discovered 1996-Nov-13 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20030216/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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