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13372 (1998 VU6)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2013372
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04791679628299349 5.0504e-08  
a 5.238070828433306 8.4987e-08 au
q 4.987079255631376 3.1421e-07 au
i 7.303576617089175 3.6235e-06 deg
node 96.68196125512827 4.1688e-05 deg
peri 303.9286556198231 6.2132e-05 deg
M 336.3984589630199 4.5362e-05 deg
tp 2459487.573653636543
(2021-Sep-30.07365364)
0.00055063 TDB
period 4378.803703844025
11.99
0.00010657
2.918e-07
d
yr
n .08221423574753223 2.0009e-09 deg/d
Q 5.489062401235235 8.9059e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1587  
   data-arc span      8915 days (24.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-09-15  
   last obs. used      2021-02-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53685  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 23:54:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.00145 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0778714 au 
 T_jup = 2.981 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.34   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 25.420 km 0.384 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 20.176 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Ryan, E.L.; Sharkey, B.N.L.; Woodward, C.E. (2017) Astron. J. 153, A116.]
[Szabo, Gy.M.; Pal, A.; Kiss, Cs.; Kiss, L.L.; et al. (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 599, A44.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.109   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

13372 (1998 VU6)          Discovered 1998-Nov-12 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000124/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 VU6 = 1996 TW68 
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