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15206 (1978 VJ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015206
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08076162197670517 4.5305e-08  
a 2.663808000399982 1.3566e-08 au
q 2.448674545653156 1.2072e-07 au
i 2.938827927073013 4.8638e-06 deg
node 28.89893758197548 7.8469e-05 deg
peri 343.5902193259468 8.2311e-05 deg
M 294.5510252223137 2.5832e-05 deg
tp 2459489.204233581740
(2021-Oct-01.70423358)
0.00011449 TDB
period 1588.008436227799
4.35
1.2131e-05
3.321e-08
d
yr
n .2266990475536481 1.7318e-09 deg/d
Q 2.878941455146808 1.4662e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1209  
   data-arc span      15254 days (41.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-08-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57803  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 00:51:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44743 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50512 au 
 T_jup = 3.378 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456654.5 (2013-Dec-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07979621090745903 4.5164e-08  
q 2.451346573124553 1.1997e-07 au
tp 2456323.536924485937
(2013-Jan-31.03692449)
0.00011282 TDB
node 29.05937296873508 7.8428e-05 deg
peri 345.2344931763536 8.2376e-05 deg
i 2.939742018578487 4.8638e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1209  
   data-arc span      15254 days (41.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-08-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57803  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 00:51:52  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50512 au 
 T_jup = 3.378 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.03976040505448E-15 -5.388538400838465E-15 4.468596101060805E-13 1.419590836527827E-14 3.783534358632535E-14 -4.589621415756597E-16
q -5.388538400838465E-15 1.439298277332877E-14 -1.197277760901647E-12 -3.665332097931914E-14 -9.728508958241414E-14 1.237537671395339E-15
tp 4.468596101060805E-13 -1.197277760901647E-12 1.272766770454865E-8 2.141043263426122E-11 2.85355068721074E-9 -9.346350547395909E-13
node 1.419590836527827E-14 -3.665332097931914E-14 2.141043263426122E-11 6.151019017015809E-9 -6.138043036046197E-9 -1.836101550495511E-11
peri 3.783534358632535E-14 -9.728508958241414E-14 2.85355068721074E-9 -6.138043036046197E-9 6.785868132619344E-9 1.814406977407306E-11
i -4.589621415756597E-16 1.237537671395339E-15 -9.346350547395909E-13 -1.836101550495511E-11 1.814406977407306E-11 2.365685660035083E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.65   n/a E2021B10  

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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2190-Nov-11 07:21 00:28 Amphi 0.0497747979562767 0.0497555978980573 0.0497940111683013 1.60523568326199 1.605235611313 2521255.806097554 27.7416932200095 1592.45738140196 40.594973542293 53.1354319942485 146316.292282729 T 23 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 00:52:00 2021-Apr-13 00:52

Alternate Designations
 1978 VJ6 = 1999 RL138 
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