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6235 Burney (1987 VB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006235
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1422483356016292 4.583e-08  
a 2.242010971900861 9.0295e-09 au
q 1.923088642747372 1.0309e-07 au
i 2.915250991864004 4.7149e-06 deg
node 283.5143080445276 9.0181e-05 deg
peri 129.6609818769388 9.1887e-05 deg
M 184.4087189337901 1.6405e-05 deg
tp 2458198.574758872609
(2018-Mar-21.07475887)
5.6e-05 JED
period 1226.18225624172
3.36
7.4075e-06
2.028e-08
d
yr
n .2935942011617499 1.7736e-09 deg/d
Q 2.560933301054349 1.0314e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1558  
   data-arc span      23928 days (65.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-13  
   last obs. used      2016-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .45537  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:55:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .934282 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.77261 au 
 T_jup = 3.619 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a MPO337307  
rotation period rot_per 15.515 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 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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