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16513 Vasks (1990 VP6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016513
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06077665511410733 6.3308e-08  
a 2.590171053989883 2.0628e-08 AU
q 2.432749121154996 1.6962e-07 AU
i 12.75471778330576 7.2118e-06 deg
node 203.0921037337788 2.697e-05 deg
peri 121.8716793862426 6.4096e-05 deg
M 9.842242706531438 5.7769e-05 deg
tp 2456958.872276136195
(2014-Oct-28.37227614)
0.00024427 JED
period 1522.618476074051
4.17
1.8189e-05
4.98e-08
d
yr
n .2364348033712496 2.8244e-09 deg/d
Q 2.747592986824769 2.1882e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1024  
   data-arc span      22057 days (60.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-03-06  
   last obs. used      2014-07-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52574  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:32:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44912 AU 
 T_jup = 3.383 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO266043  

16513 Vasks           Discovered 1990 Nov. 15 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Latvian composer and contra-bassist Peteris Vasks (b. 1946) studied composition at the Latvian State Conservatory, including in his work a great sense of nature, both pristine and destroyed, as in his String Quartet No. 2 (1984). In 1997 he received the Latvian Grand Music Award for his violin concerto.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 1990 VP6 = 1998 QL2 
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