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6721 Minamiawaji (1990 VY6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006721
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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 .2161220359121476 4.8181e-08  
a 2.925942492155164 1.7983e-08 au
q 2.293581843788727 1.432e-07 au
i 17.01210564067264 7.956e-06 deg
node 55.91905412994888 1.7834e-05 deg
peri 272.7715110473158 2.7452e-05 deg
M 57.80720381924553 1.8934e-05 deg
tp 2457106.953728933989
(2015-Mar-25.45372893)
9.5933e-05 JED
period 1828.088034048472
5.01
1.6854e-05
4.614e-08
d
yr
n .1969270589243704 1.8155e-09 deg/d
Q 3.558303140521601 2.187e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1204  
   data-arc span      12843 days (35.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-13  
   last obs. used      2015-12-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53968  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:01:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.35745 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08887 au 
 T_jup = 3.179 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6 mag n/a MPO350856  
rotation period rot_per 14.5185 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

6721 Minamiawaji           Discovered 1990 Nov. 10 by T. Urata at Oohira.
Minamiawaji is a small city located in southern Awaji island, Japan. Name suggested by S. Nakano.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-04-15Last Updated: 2014-04-17

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Alternate Designations
 1990 VY6 = 1980 TH14 = 1985 UJ4 = 1985 VX3 = 1990 UU4 
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