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6959 Mikkelkocha (1988 VD1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006959
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1122011995041019 7.479e-08  
a 2.893195062970271 2.2494e-08 au
q 2.568575106505661 2.2051e-07 au
i 13.50288137744524 7.9949e-06 deg
node 357.1120412920699 2.3993e-05 deg
peri 331.4173136895355 3.4548e-05 deg
M 290.881741069105 2.7147e-05 deg
tp 2457945.608208278995
(2017-Jul-11.10820828)
0.00013698 JED
period 1797.483861748505
4.92
2.0962e-05
5.739e-08
d
yr
n .200279962263366 2.3357e-09 deg/d
Q 3.217815019434881 2.5018e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1159  
   data-arc span      22889 days (62.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-14  
   last obs. used      2016-04-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52747  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:57:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56627 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19144 au 
 T_jup = 3.239 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2 mag n/a MPO365332  

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.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

Alternate Designations
 1988 VD1 = 1963 SY 
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