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6959 Mikkelkocha (1988 VD1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006959
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1104767507772571 8.1872e-08  
a 2.897740386162316 2.7166e-08 AU
q 2.577607443703069 2.3923e-07 AU
i 13.47103110708045 9.1957e-06 deg
node 357.2257098584977 2.9173e-05 deg
peri 330.1937211246186 4.3788e-05 deg
M 132.1391813028381 3.066e-05 deg
tp 2456139.172247335993
(2012-Jul-30.67224734)
0.00015355 JED
period 1801.721401719697
4.93
2.5336e-05
6.937e-08
d
yr
n .1998089158825495 2.8098e-09 deg/d
Q 3.217873328621563 3.0167e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      888  
   data-arc span      22061 days (60.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-14  
   last obs. used      2014-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54942  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:15:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57527 AU 
 T_jup = 3.238 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0 mag n/a MPO250277  

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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