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97059 (1999 VU3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2097059
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1094813077107927 6.5169e-08  
a 2.95224171553948 1.9904e-08 au
q 2.629026431843863 1.9393e-07 au
i 3.084452602510267 4.2836e-06 deg
node 92.96930465585005 0.00011107 deg
peri 253.2570049536796 0.00011357 deg
M 355.886340131135 2.4407e-05 deg
tp 2458621.671526618852
(2019-May-18.17152662)
0.00012559 TDB
period 1852.790416746212
5.07
1.8737e-05
5.13e-08
d
yr
n .1943015231221974 1.965e-09 deg/d
Q 3.275456999235096 2.2083e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      665  
   data-arc span      10044 days (27.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-05-02  
   last obs. used      2019-11-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56124  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 11:26:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.62302 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11029 au 
 T_jup = 3.258 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO453418  
rotation period rot_per 3.935 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

97059 (1999 VU3)          Discovered 1999-Nov-01 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20050224/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-02-28
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