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15699 Lyytinen (1986 VM6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015699
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2220734221401368 4.3168e-08  
a 2.355829911531116 8.6818e-09 au
q 1.832662701097305 1.0039e-07 au
i 4.10617237987277 4.9023e-06 deg
node 42.99830556001523 5.0323e-05 deg
peri 324.9556871064744 5.112e-05 deg
M 13.62763259913708 1.0142e-05 deg
tp 2458550.504347586652
(2019-Mar-08.00434759)
3.7092e-05 TDB
period 1320.730856065561
3.62
7.3008e-06
1.999e-08
d
yr
n .2725763529690183 1.5068e-09 deg/d
Q 2.878997121964927 1.061e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1416  
   data-arc span      12080 days (33.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-04  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54614  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 03:58:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .832927 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58033 au 
 T_jup = 3.517 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO439202  
diameter diameter 2.780 km 0.383 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
rotation period rot_per 2.7818 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:
[Behrend, R. (2015) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.143   0.059 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15699 Lyytinen           Discovered 1986 Nov. 6 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
Esko Lyytinen (b. 1942) is a Finnish amateur astronomer who has made measurements of, and published models on, meteor dust trails over more than a decade. His contributions include the prediction of the time and duration of meteor outbursts.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-07-12Last Updated: 2014-08-13

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Alternate Designations
 1986 VM6 = 1997 XM9 
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