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6235 Burney (1987 VB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006235
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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 .141402687020727 4.636e-08  
a 2.242188612388953 1.1689e-08 AU
q 1.92513711778988 1.0386e-07 AU
i 2.916585387131216 5.9156e-06 deg
node 283.5777497644038 0.00010752 deg
peri 129.6032992909245 0.00011028 deg
M 8.3451509593185 2.4626e-05 deg
tp 2456972.072521668773
(2014-Nov-10.57252167)
8.3835e-05 JED
period 1226.327989646977
3.36
9.5899e-06
2.626e-08
d
yr
n .2935593112439953 2.2956e-09 deg/d
Q 2.559240106988027 1.3342e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1103  
   data-arc span      23357 days (63.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-13  
   last obs. used      2014-09-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49337  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:06:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .937542 AU 
 T_jup = 3.619 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO265991  
rotation period rot_per 15.515 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Published Reference List:
[Pray, D. (2005) Minor Planet Bul. 32, 48-51.]

6235 Burney           Discovered 1987 Nov. 14 by S. Ueda and H. Kaneda at Kushiro.
As an 11-year-old living in Oxford, England, Venetia Phair (née Burney, b. 1919) suggested the name Pluto for the "ninth planet" and first transneptunian object.
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Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

Alternate Designations
 1987 VB = 1950 TX2 = 1984 YM5 = 1984 YO6 
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