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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1414026895843882 4.6401e-08  
a 2.242188614475947 1.1779e-08 AU
q 1.925137113833555 1.0391e-07 AU
i 2.916584674449545 5.9534e-06 deg
node 283.5777422415984 0.00010772 deg
peri 129.6033106774796 0.00011053 deg
M 8.34514568970172 2.4904e-05 deg
tp 2456972.072539579857
(2014-Nov-10.57253958)
8.4778e-05 JED
period 1226.327991359147
3.36
9.6639e-06
2.646e-08
d
yr
n .2935593108341348 2.3133e-09 deg/d
Q 2.559240115118338 1.3445e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1099  
   data-arc span      23335 days (63.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-13  
   last obs. used      2014-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49239  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:49:29  

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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