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120662 (1996 VK9)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2120662
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2573025923105944 7.1567e-08  
a 3.976976096238976 5.4016e-08 au
q 2.953689837119419 3.0988e-07 au
i 9.848596504941099 6.0031e-06 deg
node 97.79773625732683 5.3899e-05 deg
peri 318.8484371313568 5.6502e-05 deg
M 345.6766149692313 1.9252e-05 deg
tp 2459115.757995827036
(2020-Sep-23.25799583)
0.00015667 TDB
period 2896.862606751143
7.93
5.9019e-05
1.616e-07
d
yr
n .1242723763153349 2.5318e-09 deg/d
Q 5.000262355358533 6.7915e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      329  
   data-arc span      8723 days (23.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-03  
   last obs. used      2020-09-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62161  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-22 20:15:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.97522 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .488109 au 
 T_jup = 2.973 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO280592  
diameter diameter 9.315 km 0.851 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.061   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[hildas] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...744..197G)  

120662 (1996 VK9)          Discovered 1996-Nov-03 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20060314/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-23

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Alternate Designations
 1996 VK9 = 2004 RU306 
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