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79088 (1978 VB4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079088
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1588296430305113 4.9423e-08  
a 2.298334165661853 1.1582e-08 au
q 1.933290570564953 1.1629e-07 au
i 4.741513586566967 4.6805e-06 deg
node 251.8595587386519 7.2057e-05 deg
peri 145.4878165147149 7.4116e-05 deg
M 349.4880749342495 1.877e-05 deg
tp 2459037.661902714864
(2020-Jul-07.16190271)
6.6477e-05 TDB
period 1272.676973406097
3.48
9.62e-06
2.634e-08
d
yr
n .2828683220664573 2.1382e-09 deg/d
Q 2.663377760758753 1.3421e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      519  
   data-arc span      14406 days (39.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2018-04-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57869  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 04:06:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .943086 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74605 au 
 T_jup = 3.572 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6   n/a MPO436334  

79088 (1978 VB4)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20040504/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-16

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VB4 = 1999 XT76 
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