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374851 (2006 VV2)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2374851
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 96 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6052944442914983 1.3263e-08  
a 2.387198440715647 6.2948e-08 au
q .9422404871291384 2.6484e-08 au
i 23.72194063471632 5.8956e-06 deg
node 9.853559699711131 1.2225e-06 deg
peri 145.100293896393 6.867e-06 deg
M 197.9757418349198 3.6993e-05 deg
tp 2458206.829573038375
0.00016241 JED
period 1347.197319499031
n .2672214342987779 1.0569e-08 deg/d
Q 3.832156394302156 1.0105e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1237  
   # delay obs. used      1  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      4039 days (11.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-10-04  
   last obs. used      2013-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .41975  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-12 22:00:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00977205 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.39515 au 
 T_jup = 3.167 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.8 mag n/a E2013S06  
rotation period rot_per 2.425 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 102-103.]
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
[Benishek, V.; Protitch-Benishek, V. (2008) Minor Planet Bul. 35, 28-30.]
[Betzler, A.S. (2008) Minor Planet Bul. 35, 15-16.]
[Oey, J.; Krajewski, R. (2008) Minor Planet Bul. 35, 47-48.]
[Hergenrother, C.W.; Whiteley, R.J.; Christensen, E.J. (2009) Minor Planet Bul. 36, 16-18.]
[Vereshchagina, I.A. (2011) Solar System Research, submitted. 2011arXiv1102.0152V]

374851 (2006 VV2)          Discovered 2006-Nov-11 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: Last Updated: 2013-10-21

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