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40684 Vanhoeck (1999 RE214)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2040684
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03234239169315864 8.7189e-08  
a 2.795406985272864 4.3399e-08 AU
q 2.704996837613378 2.3918e-07 AU
i 3.154368355161426 8.8678e-06 deg
node 189.785893653767 0.00013916 deg
peri 353.9376250384577 0.00018939 deg
M 222.0088679864672 0.00012774 deg
tp 2457454.856879398657
(2016-Mar-07.35687940)
0.00060999 JED
period 1707.127647597053
4.67
3.9755e-05
1.088e-07
d
yr
n .2108805398979595 4.9109e-09 deg/d
Q 2.885817132932351 4.4802e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      332  
   data-arc span      6145 days (16.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-09  
   last obs. used      2014-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .63274  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 05:17:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70644 AU 
 T_jup = 3.324 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4 mag n/a MPO231674  

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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