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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 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2162220110719456 5.8356e-08  
a 2.926537419484814 2.4082e-08 AU
q 2.293755613166506 1.7733e-07 AU
i 17.01085857778484 8.2931e-06 deg
node 55.92697551128931 2.1376e-05 deg
peri 272.8229977050568 3.01e-05 deg
M 339.0053148044972 2.1275e-05 deg
tp 2457107.143997329019
(2015-Mar-25.64399733)
0.0001085 JED
period 1828.645615828087
5.01
2.2571e-05
6.18e-08
d
yr
n .1968670128777122 2.43e-09 deg/d
Q 3.559319225803122 2.9289e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1019  
   data-arc span      12730 days (34.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-13  
   last obs. used      2015-08-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53375  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:20:02  

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 14.5185 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); 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., in press.]

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.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
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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