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85124 (1978 VF8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085124
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1547304396164847 4.7787e-08  
a 2.258695993968573 8.8576e-09 au
q 1.909206969861823 1.0779e-07 au
i 7.672126400693474 4.2493e-06 deg
node 61.58273522262144 3.4048e-05 deg
peri 307.2477608120868 3.6673e-05 deg
M 127.0738045645297 1.3806e-05 deg
tp 2458562.838210955731
(2019-Mar-20.33821096)
4.6535e-05 TDB
period 1239.895544135744
3.39
7.2935e-06
1.997e-08
d
yr
n .2903470390733069 1.7079e-09 deg/d
Q 2.608185018075323 1.0228e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      652  
   data-arc span      15065 days (41.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51616  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 20:26:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .920752 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.87105 au 
 T_jup = 3.594 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.1   n/a MPO453281  

85124 (1978 VF8)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20040830/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06

Alternate Designations
 1978 VF8 = 2002 XV80 
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