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78773 (2002 VF52)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078773
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07444420545621676 3.66e-08  
a 2.571510026799116 1.4756e-08 au
q 2.380076006031361 9.6506e-08 au
i 6.711539755376775 3.8374e-06 deg
node 91.72332047943296 4.5058e-05 deg
peri 205.95039961678 5.7182e-05 deg
M 183.5072073018394 3.4699e-05 deg
tp 2459738.923032171390
(2022-Jun-08.42303217)
0.00014445 TDB
period 1506.193468400316
4.12
1.2965e-05
3.55e-08
d
yr
n .239013119863244 2.0573e-09 deg/d
Q 2.762944047566871 1.5855e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      645  
   data-arc span      10629 days (29.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-12-18  
   last obs. used      2020-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58093  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 18:30:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.36608 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36917 au 
 T_jup = 3.416 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456397.5 (2013-Apr-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0759588657455552 3.671e-08  
q 2.375521667078497 9.6969e-08 au
tp 2456726.902097561965
(2014-Mar-10.40209756)
0.0001457 TDB
node 91.80801272525255 4.5081e-05 deg
peri 205.9095271922936 5.6732e-05 deg
i 6.7108859113334 3.8368e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      645  
   data-arc span      10629 days (29.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-12-18  
   last obs. used      2020-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58093  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 18:30:35  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36917 au 
 T_jup = 3.416 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.347646095716695E-15 -3.524994043107772E-15 1.548922462499487E-12 7.861411301646587E-15 3.647145983722314E-13 -2.149375502331595E-15
q -3.524994043107772E-15 9.403054215114348E-15 -4.511062034396402E-12 -2.121798048306668E-14 -1.071627760234497E-12 6.108807297194829E-15
tp 1.548922462499487E-12 -4.511062034396402E-12 2.122734727506884E-8 9.828664974695838E-11 5.057344579813339E-9 -5.179159930314411E-12
node 7.861411301646587E-15 -2.121798048306668E-14 9.828664974695838E-11 2.032295754610454E-9 -1.994170076888267E-9 1.031026018940445E-12
peri 3.647145983722314E-13 -1.071627760234497E-12 5.057344579813339E-9 -1.994170076888267E-9 3.218540779513972E-9 -2.295499705879223E-12
i -2.149375502331595E-15 6.108807297194829E-15 -5.179159930314411E-12 1.031026018940445E-12 -2.295499705879223E-12 1.472112018300142E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO309743  

78773 (2002 VF52)          Discovered 2002-Nov-06 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 2002 VF52 = 2000 DD108 
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