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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03235923058879123 8.2488e-08  
a 2.79592442939298 3.9857e-08 AU
q 2.705450466073418 2.3098e-07 AU
i 3.154190167990124 8.4139e-06 deg
node 189.7803810682612 0.00013841 deg
peri 353.5585453999922 0.00018877 deg
M 264.5773142132623 0.00012783 deg
tp 2457453.122048005119
(2016-Mar-05.62204800)
0.00060916 JED
period 1707.601666610077
4.68
3.6514e-05
9.997e-08
d
yr
n .2108220008444184 4.5081e-09 deg/d
Q 2.886398392712541 4.1147e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      338  
   data-arc span      6487 days (17.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-09  
   last obs. used      2014-12-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .63218  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 03:52:54  

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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