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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1107701850087111 8.2395e-08  
a 2.898036692071114 2.8719e-08 AU
q 2.577020631528363 2.42e-07 AU
i 13.48709767678856 9.2039e-06 deg
node 357.1353420098898 2.9111e-05 deg
peri 330.6936423666772 4.3575e-05 deg
M 171.5819374540597 3.0426e-05 deg
tp 2456141.638147863684
(2012-Aug-02.13814786)
0.00015282 JED
period 1801.997758953259
4.93
2.6786e-05
7.334e-08
d
yr
n .1997782728703925 2.9696e-09 deg/d
Q 3.219052752613864 3.19e-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 = 1.57625 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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