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85123 (1978 VC8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085123
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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 .1190575023712288 4.52e-08  
a 2.221811489360513 1.053e-08 au
q 1.95728816269755 9.7828e-08 au
i 6.290652460587779 4.3029e-06 deg
node 243.566956524476 5.057e-05 deg
peri 164.4257256836562 5.5432e-05 deg
M 208.3371100235475 2.4283e-05 deg
tp 2459510.107799014497
(2021-Oct-22.60779901)
8.3225e-05 TDB
period 1209.648633714571
3.31
8.5996e-06
2.354e-08
d
yr
n .2976070818965979 2.1157e-09 deg/d
Q 2.486334816023476 1.1784e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      611  
   data-arc span      14729 days (40.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2019-03-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51863  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 09:47:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .968344 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.84744 au 
 T_jup = 3.632 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.3   n/a MPO412681  

85123 (1978 VC8)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20040830/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06

Alternate Designations
 1978 VC8 = 2001 TR48 
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