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85411 Paulflora (1996 VA1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085411
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07237717740390927 5.3825e-08  
a 2.693726754984082 1.7055e-08 au
q 2.498762415760942 1.4234e-07 au
i 4.322060329614954 4.9265e-06 deg
node 228.5375873601786 6.7455e-05 deg
peri 136.0128664164126 7.5673e-05 deg
M 155.4975731202947 3.4136e-05 deg
tp 2458302.990943016925
(2018-Jul-03.49094302)
0.00015168 TDB
period 1614.837167392
4.42
1.5336e-05
4.199e-08
d
yr
n .2229326939392958 2.1172e-09 deg/d
Q 2.888691094207221 1.8289e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      382  
   data-arc span      8491 days (23.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-03  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58936  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 20:31:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49907 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45062 au 
 T_jup = 3.363 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO453284  

85411 Paulflora           Discovered 1996 Nov. 3 by E. Meyer and E. Obermair at the Davidschlag Observatory.
Paul Flora (b. 1922), caricaturist, graphic artist and illustator, was born in South Tyrol but has lived in Innsbruck, North Tyrol, since his early years. His first book, Flora's Fauna, was published in 1953. His ironic and sarcastic drawings, sketched in a distinctive, unique style, have gained international recognition.
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

Alternate Designations
 1996 VA1 = 2000 RC90 
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