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6959 Mikkelkocha (1988 VD1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006959
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1107701942799775 8.1324e-08  
a 2.898036681242254 2.4315e-08 AU
q 2.577020595030548 2.3653e-07 AU
i 13.48709915696607 8.7284e-06 deg
node 357.1353604165204 2.5678e-05 deg
peri 330.6936374721895 3.6197e-05 deg
M 171.5819288701829 2.747e-05 deg
tp 2456141.638195644562
(2012-Aug-02.13819564)
0.00013466 JED
period 1801.99774885319
4.93
2.2679e-05
6.209e-08
d
yr
n .1997782739901355 2.5143e-09 deg/d
Q 3.21905276745396 2.7009e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1093  
   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      .52656  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 11:55:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57625 AU 
 T_jup = 3.238 
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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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