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7981 (1978 VL10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007981
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .108099436487557 4.7857e-08  
a 2.886424893728239 1.3477e-08 au
q 2.57440398925256 1.3759e-07 au
i 1.969070723315102 4.5005e-06 deg
node 161.2355210821959 0.0001205 deg
peri 243.5207708881197 0.0001221 deg
M 184.8244899166532 1.8542e-05 deg
tp 2459872.084922872089
(2022-Oct-19.58492287)
9.3591e-05 TDB
period 1791.178299321993
4.90
1.2544e-05
3.434e-08
d
yr
n .2009850164756179 1.4076e-09 deg/d
Q 3.198445798203918 1.4933e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1884  
   data-arc span      24193 days (66.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-31  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5162  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:42:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58423 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16438 au 
 T_jup = 3.283 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO473876  
diameter diameter 5.665 km 0.087 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.219   0.024 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

7981 (1978 VL10)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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