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16776 (1996 VA8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016776
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2463472757656756 6.581e-08  
a 2.628518394623104 1.8406e-08 au
q 1.980990048807735 1.7428e-07 au
i 4.87560272101374 6.1605e-06 deg
node 144.16983679357 6.4849e-05 deg
peri 238.1904786971824 6.6041e-05 deg
M 190.3757681250839 1.0974e-05 deg
tp 2458133.915950759769
(2018-Jan-15.41595076)
4.9798e-05 JED
period 1556.556745195564
4.26
1.635e-05
4.476e-08
d
yr
n .2312797147364968 2.4293e-09 deg/d
Q 3.276046740438473 2.294e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      963  
   data-arc span      7774 days (21.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-03-06  
   last obs. used      2015-06-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55644  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:19:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .987438 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18901 au 
 T_jup = 3.352 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO279692  
rotation period rot_per 97.879 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); 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.]

16776 (1996 VA8)          Discovered 1996-Nov-03 by Ueda, S., Kaneda, H. at Kushiro
Reference: 20000913/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 VA8 = 1999 JG41 
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