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118454 (1999 VU159)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2118454
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09880047361521767 4.3245e-08  
a 2.148504726936191 8.2437e-09 au
q 1.936231442350361 9.5406e-08 au
i 3.110402798097443 4.3821e-06 deg
node 9.028618128748413 8.4682e-05 deg
peri 80.91068984095655 9.3268e-05 deg
M 143.2802075924749 3.2245e-05 deg
tp 2458542.688604670137
(2019-Feb-28.18860467)
0.00010393 TDB
period 1150.278221172864
3.15
6.6203e-06
1.813e-08
d
yr
n .3129677615150632 1.8013e-09 deg/d
Q 2.36077801152202 9.0582e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      658  
   data-arc span      7514 days (20.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53789  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 20:21:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .955605 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.77288 au 
 T_jup = 3.699 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5   n/a MPO469226  
diameter diameter 1.486 km 0.170 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.241   0.072 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

118454 (1999 VU159)          Discovered 1999-Nov-14 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20051116/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-11-21

Alternate Designations
 1999 VU159 = 2002 RP90 
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