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16776 (1996 VA8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016776
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2466292170560716 6.5111e-08  
a 2.627989057582815 1.8015e-08 au
q 1.979850173879242 1.7269e-07 au
i 4.875569628878789 6.0741e-06 deg
node 144.1668368254303 6.4385e-05 deg
peri 238.1948319947778 6.5497e-05 deg
M 236.6530644910235 1.1021e-05 deg
tp 2458133.662528732056
(2018-Jan-15.16252873)
4.9574e-05 JED
period 1556.08657443761
4.26
1.6001e-05
4.381e-08
d
yr
n .231349595783325 2.3789e-09 deg/d
Q 3.276127941286388 2.2458e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      990  
   data-arc span      8066 days (22.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-03-06  
   last obs. used      2016-04-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5537  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:25:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .986615 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18807 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. 2016-February); 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. (2016) 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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