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(2012 YN6)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 3621772
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Orbit Diagram
Note: Make sure you have Java enabled on your browser to see the applet. This applet is provided as a 3D orbit visualization tool. The applet was implemented using 2-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances. For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.

Note: If the applet has stopped working because of a recent Java upgrade, here is a possible workaround.
Orbit Viewer

Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).


Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5189273568744911 2.9402e-05  
a 2.124986508205606 0.00013395 AU
q 1.022272876108517 1.9591e-06 AU
i 5.672676203956923 0.00025158 deg
node 291.6267984715251 0.00011098 deg
peri 207.80927963977 0.00017939 deg
M 212.915605892222 0.020138 deg
tp 2457462.771146967703
(2016-Mar-15.27114697)
0.107 JED
period 1131.443032538371
3.10
0.10698
0.0002929
d
yr
n .3181777514616418 3.0084e-05 deg/d
Q 3.227700140302695 0.00020345 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      114  
   data-arc span      80 days  
   first obs. used      2012-12-22  
   last obs. used      2013-03-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      5  
   fit RMS      .55035  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-13 16:58:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0525058 AU 
 T_jup = 3.536 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 22.2 mag n/a MPO260830  

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