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9270 (1978 VO8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009270
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1450588514586442 3.6675e-08  
a 3.050240791493374 1.4665e-08 au
q 2.60777636560704 1.1187e-07 au
i 2.515405606880687 3.8598e-06 deg
node 109.9868325343963 9.0727e-05 deg
peri 42.08737527435635 9.1589e-05 deg
M 139.5523667061402 1.3773e-05 deg
tp 2457846.217000654270
(2017-Apr-02.71700065)
7.2299e-05 TDB
period 1945.806339037281
5.33
1.4033e-05
3.842e-08
d
yr
n .1850132733035065 1.3343e-09 deg/d
Q 3.492705217379708 1.6793e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1915  
   data-arc span      20788 days (56.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-03  
   last obs. used      2019-11-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48611  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 22:08:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61966 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.50567 au 
 T_jup = 3.220 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3   n/a MPO358720  

9270 (1978 VO8)          Discovered 1978-Nov-07 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 19981005/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VO8 = 1962 XN1 = 1985 CR1 
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