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59087 Maccacaro (1998 VT33)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059087
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1653750918043072 3.5183e-08  
a 2.294653647092979 8.2734e-09 au
q 1.915175089545889 7.913e-08 au
i 5.252338935734089 4.9399e-06 deg
node 322.9379452148744 4.3764e-05 deg
peri 115.6180521423985 4.7208e-05 deg
M 76.84344134364423 1.588e-05 deg
tp 2458729.494286939849
(2019-Sep-02.99428694)
5.5778e-05 TDB
period 1269.621128306271
3.48
6.8664e-06
1.88e-08
d
yr
n .2835491564954147 1.5335e-09 deg/d
Q 2.674132204640069 9.6416e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1004  
   data-arc span      7752 days (21.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-11-15  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50127  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 12:42:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .937684 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56524 au 
 T_jup = 3.572 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO347914  
diameter diameter 2.560 km 0.540 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.296   0.076 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

59087 Maccacaro           Discovered 1998 Nov. 15 by P. Sicoli and F. Manca at Sormano.
Tommaso Maccacaro (b. 1951) has worked in high-energy astrophysics and x-ray astronomy since 1976. He is currently director of the INAF-Osservatorio di Brera in Milan and chairman of the European Space Agency Astronomy Working Group (2007-2009).
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Reference: 20070601/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-06-06

Alternate Designations
 1998 VT33 = 1984 YM6 = 2001 QY170 
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