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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 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03235922891987311 7.8177e-08  
a 2.79592442848827 3.7014e-08 AU
q 2.705450469864153 2.2324e-07 AU
i 3.154190981971648 7.7952e-06 deg
node 189.78037891474 0.00013818 deg
peri 353.5585475455554 0.0001886 deg
M 264.5773144764269 0.00012773 deg
tp 2457453.122046537151
(2016-Mar-05.62204654)
0.00060852 JED
period 1707.601665781254
4.68
3.3909e-05
9.284e-08
d
yr
n .2108220009467456 4.1865e-09 deg/d
Q 2.886398387112387 3.8212e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      346  
   data-arc span      6526 days (17.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-09  
   last obs. used      2015-01-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .62543  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 14:46:26  

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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