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16513 Vasks (1990 VP6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016513
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06057391250528499 5.0436e-08  
a 2.589428670143652 1.6345e-08 au
q 2.432576844439694 1.2985e-07 au
i 12.7565439363805 6.1694e-06 deg
node 203.0908479780626 2.4444e-05 deg
peri 121.5686051489182 5.95e-05 deg
M 152.0580288903777 5.4588e-05 deg
tp 2456957.647686946769
(2014-Oct-27.14768695)
0.00022961 JED
period 1521.963913303154
4.17
1.441e-05
3.945e-08
d
yr
n .2365364887125895 2.2396e-09 deg/d
Q 2.746280495847611 1.7335e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1194  
   data-arc span      22673 days (62.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-03-06  
   last obs. used      2016-04-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52183  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:25:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44785 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44119 au 
 T_jup = 3.383 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO365451  
rotation period rot_per 26.3333 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

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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