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15206 (1978 VJ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015206
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08113968907981575 4.7207e-08  
a 2.662254933011794 1.3662e-08 au
q 2.446240395496011 1.2515e-07 au
i 2.939727566770226 4.9687e-06 deg
node 28.9453187607393 7.9347e-05 deg
peri 343.9846712954949 8.3165e-05 deg
M 248.7895498628131 2.572e-05 deg
tp 2459490.635303870337
(2021-Oct-03.13530387)
0.00011419 TDB
period 1586.619865090537
4.34
1.2214e-05
3.344e-08
d
yr
n .2268974490493079 1.7466e-09 deg/d
Q 2.878269470527576 1.4771e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1135  
   data-arc span      15118 days (41.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-03-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5798  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:08:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44661 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50858 au 
 T_jup = 3.378 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO435842  

15206 (1978 VJ6)          Discovered 1978-Nov-06 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20000621/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VJ6 = 1999 RL138 
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