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59077 (1998 VT15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059077
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1943012627091687 5.2115e-08  
a 2.58394442252458 1.3047e-08 au
q 2.081880758457741 1.3187e-07 au
i 8.514343894325828 6.0553e-06 deg
node 212.3283240652011 3.8364e-05 deg
peri 203.064724435094 4.1328e-05 deg
M 322.9419201641419 1.5615e-05 deg
tp 2458756.672150688821
(2019-Sep-30.17215069)
6.6147e-05 TDB
period 1517.13133807797
4.15
1.149e-05
3.146e-08
d
yr
n .2372899372417409 1.7971e-09 deg/d
Q 3.08600808659142 1.5582e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      709  
   data-arc span      10081 days (27.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-04-30  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55739  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 06:06:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09546 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29378 au 
 T_jup = 3.381 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1   n/a MPO502543  
diameter diameter 2.816 km 0.777 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.268   0.180 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

59077 (1998 VT15)          Discovered 1998-Nov-10 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 VT15 = 2002 UD13 
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