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40684 Vanhoeck (1999 RE214)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2040684
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03240619547921156 7.7926e-08  
a 2.79821157756721 3.7794e-08 au
q 2.707532186192374 2.2348e-07 au
i 3.156893388239186 7.7673e-06 deg
node 189.7133327187091 0.00013791 deg
peri 351.6005793270765 0.00018823 deg
M 350.8058297444506 0.00012789 deg
tp 2457444.164580436950
(2016-Feb-25.66458044)
0.00060764 JED
period 1709.697397414887
4.68
3.4638e-05
9.483e-08
d
yr
n .2105635772414058 4.2659e-09 deg/d
Q 2.888890968942046 3.9018e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      377  
   data-arc span      6531 days (17.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-09  
   last obs. used      2015-01-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60092  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 16:04:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70912 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0708 au 
 T_jup = 3.323 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5 mag n/a MPO351117  

40684 Vanhoeck           Discovered 1999 Sept. 8 by T. Pauwels at Uccle.
Luc Vanhoeck (1959-2005) was a Belgian amateur astronomer and pioneer of digital astrophotography. Together with Ignace Naudts he edited Heelal, the magazine of the Flemish Amateur Astronomers Association, during 1988--1994. The name was suggested by S. De Jonge, C. Steyaert and J. Meeus.
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Reference: 20090409/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

Alternate Designations
 1999 RE214 = 2000 YB15 
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