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85518 (1997 VC3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085518
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3195322665169466 4.2658e-08  
a 2.648168441839288 1.2876e-08 au
q 1.801993177499729 1.1672e-07 au
i 3.480855732710102 4.103e-06 deg
node 236.6885966165837 8.6894e-05 deg
peri 163.74061089 8.723e-05 deg
M 359.2893510813208 9.0535e-06 deg
tp 2458603.607201617641
(2019-Apr-30.10720162)
3.96e-05 TDB
period 1574.04388151317
4.31
1.148e-05
3.143e-08
d
yr
n .2287102692803726 1.6681e-09 deg/d
Q 3.494343706178847 1.6991e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      716  
   data-arc span      8029 days (21.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-06  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56948  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 10:12:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .810035 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.93199 au 
 T_jup = 3.314 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO412682  
diameter diameter 2.733 km 0.648 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.216   0.184 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

85518 (1997 VC3)          Discovered 1997-Nov-06 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20040830/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06

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Alternate Designations
 1997 VC3 = 2001 MT11 
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