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40684 Vanhoeck (1999 RE214)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2040684
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03191260648374195 7.523e-08  
a 2.796646121019072 2.7076e-08 au
q 2.707397853884707 2.0894e-07 au
i 3.158656838710009 7.6477e-06 deg
node 189.7127434733484 0.00010375 deg
peri 350.9592756437763 0.00015211 deg
M 33.55034817475988 0.00010616 deg
tp 2457441.297739138323
(2016-Feb-22.79773914)
0.00050408 JED
period 1708.262865460231
4.68
2.4808e-05
6.792e-08
d
yr
n .2107404002504092 3.0605e-09 deg/d
Q 2.885894388153437 2.7941e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      458  
   data-arc span      6972 days (19.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-09  
   last obs. used      2016-04-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60365  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 14:17:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70867 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.07421 au 
 T_jup = 3.324 
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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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