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13372 (1998 VU6)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2013372
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04716997679263306 5.5417e-08  
a 5.236202672962492 1.0869e-07 au
q 4.989211114397328 3.303e-07 au
i 7.303654822599453 5.3779e-06 deg
node 96.68111135419461 4.4883e-05 deg
peri 303.6636649898043 8.3599e-05 deg
M 287.2399961464039 7.5901e-05 deg
tp 2459485.031516130160
(2021-Sep-27.53151613)
0.00093405 TDB
period 4376.461365334566
11.98
0.00013626
3.731e-07
d
yr
n .08225823786576011 2.5611e-09 deg/d
Q 5.483194231527655 1.1381e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1063  
   data-arc span      8090 days (22.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-09-15  
   last obs. used      2018-11-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59275  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 19:21:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.00397 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0751378 au 
 T_jup = 2.982 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.2   n/a MPO449043  
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. 2019-January); 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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