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6959 Mikkelkocha (1988 VD1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006959
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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 .1120518692741798 8.1737e-08  
a 2.893812884602259 2.4025e-08 au
q 2.56955574155287 2.3805e-07 au
i 13.50292131740356 8.7361e-06 deg
node 357.1127158466394 2.5578e-05 deg
peri 331.3092147778014 3.5835e-05 deg
M 250.9258201081078 2.7406e-05 deg
tp 2457945.283005597862
(2017-Jul-10.78300560)
0.00013934 JED
period 1798.059652702542
4.92
2.2392e-05
6.131e-08
d
yr
n .2002158267991322 2.4933e-09 deg/d
Q 3.218070027651649 2.6717e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1094  
   data-arc span      22580 days (61.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-14  
   last obs. used      2015-06-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52684  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:20:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56606 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19051 au 
 T_jup = 3.239 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1 mag n/a MPO324372  

6959 Mikkelkocha           Discovered 1988 Nov. 3 by P. Jensen at Brorfelde.
Mikkel Kock Augustesen (b. 2004) is grandson of the observer at the Schmidt telescope in Brorfelde.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

Alternate Designations
 1988 VD1 = 1963 SY 
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