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40684 Vanhoeck (1999 RE214)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2040684
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03235924947101955 8.7214e-08  
a 2.795924440171613 4.3e-08 AU
q 2.705450423709979 2.3957e-07 AU
i 3.154189965662668 8.8675e-06 deg
node 189.7803823638896 0.00013916 deg
peri 353.5585447358349 0.00018933 deg
M 264.5773105553912 0.00012795 deg
tp 2457453.122067973009
(2016-Mar-05.62206797)
0.00060989 JED
period 1707.6016764846
4.68
3.9394e-05
1.079e-07
d
yr
n .2108219996253012 4.8636e-09 deg/d
Q 2.886398456633247 4.4392e-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 = 1.70784 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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