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6235 Burney (1987 VB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006235
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1419489881766192 4.5865e-08  
a 2.242662837181447 9.8826e-09 au
q 1.924319116622235 1.0336e-07 au
i 2.914919314946605 5.1074e-06 deg
node 283.5374533288763 9.1437e-05 deg
peri 129.6955624109591 9.3731e-05 deg
M 125.6427168753779 1.8279e-05 deg
tp 2456972.366486666553
(2014-Nov-10.86648667)
6.2826e-05 JED
period 1226.717064331846
3.36
8.1086e-06
2.22e-08
d
yr
n .2934662037949889 1.9398e-09 deg/d
Q 2.56100655774066 1.1285e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1424  
   data-arc span      23555 days (64.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-13  
   last obs. used      2015-04-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .45577  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-05 13:29:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .935995 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.77361 au 
 T_jup = 3.618 
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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. 2015-December); 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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