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8908 (1995 WY6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008908
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03711035208181898 6.9967e-08  
a 3.00045752379123 2.9369e-08 au
q 2.889109488676795 2.1018e-07 au
i 10.99420477449575 6.7927e-06 deg
node 58.33046299561837 3.4945e-05 deg
peri 168.4341902555136 9.9488e-05 deg
M 189.8809399585799 9.5167e-05 deg
tp 2458497.577832558816
(2019-Jan-14.07783256)
0.00050318 JED
period 1898.364707884839
5.20
2.7872e-05
7.631e-08
d
yr
n .1896369009098955 2.7843e-09 deg/d
Q 3.111805558905666 3.0459e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1165  
   data-arc span      14993 days (41.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-11-15  
   last obs. used      2015-12-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48734  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:31:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87886 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.87376 au 
 T_jup = 3.224 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 31925)  
rotation period rot_per 3.0262 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

8908 (1995 WY6)          Discovered 1995-Nov-18 by Ueda, S., Kaneda, H. at Kushiro
Reference: 19980610/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1995 WY6 = 1974 VU1 = 1997 CN27 
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