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6721 Minamiawaji (1990 VY6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006721
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2162220170637574 5.966e-08  
a 2.926537415669148 2.5777e-08 AU
q 2.293755592640609 1.8258e-07 AU
i 17.01085941474481 8.3995e-06 deg
node 55.92697700149323 2.1514e-05 deg
peri 272.8229953392704 3.0325e-05 deg
M 339.0053169420047 2.2058e-05 deg
tp 2457107.143986262832
(2015-Mar-25.64398626)
0.0001126 JED
period 1828.645612251761
5.01
2.416e-05
6.615e-08
d
yr
n .1968670132627298 2.601e-09 deg/d
Q 3.559319238697687 3.1351e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      998  
   data-arc span      12672 days (34.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-13  
   last obs. used      2015-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53632  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 11:54:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.35994 AU 
 T_jup = 3.178 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5 mag n/a MPO263408  
rotation period rot_per 21.13 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-May); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

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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