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85125 (1978 VU8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085125
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2027839407537371 1.5802e-07  
a 2.528840923626261 1.0697e-08 au
q 2.016032595594008 4.0502e-07 au
i 2.450743134501062 6.5138e-06 deg
node 82.24932894246619 0.00017194 deg
peri 352.4481548899871 0.0001786 deg
M 113.132215263005 4.8772e-05 deg
tp 2458538.901399140352
(2019-Feb-24.40139914)
0.00019699 TDB
period 1468.860977601786
4.02
9.3202e-06
2.552e-08
d
yr
n .245087864331295 1.5551e-09 deg/d
Q 3.041649251658515 1.2867e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1104  
   data-arc span      15062 days (41.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-01-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52696  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 20:27:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03114 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.23259 au 
 T_jup = 3.422 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO468820  

85125 (1978 VU8)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20040830/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06

Alternate Designations
 1978 VU8 = 1998 XS1 
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