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15926 (1997 VP6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015926
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1731284852375013 4.5955e-08  
a 2.515363515792907 8.3374e-09 au
q 2.079882440482005 1.1569e-07 au
i 1.045595233207424 4.4918e-06 deg
node 225.290669351867 0.00016958 deg
peri 139.10442546 0.00016997 deg
M 265.3583625950682 1.2864e-05 deg
tp 2459383.571028427587
(2021-Jun-18.07102843)
5.2768e-05 TDB
period 1457.134238325692
3.99
7.2447e-06
1.983e-08
d
yr
n .2470602848599969 1.2284e-09 deg/d
Q 2.950844591103808 9.7808e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1851  
   data-arc span      15126 days (41.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-11-11  
   last obs. used      2019-04-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51181  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 19:34:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07796 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.51037 au 
 T_jup = 3.438 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO337393  
diameter diameter 3.819 km 0.239 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.231   0.055 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15926 (1997 VP6)          Discovered 1997-Nov-05 by Shimizu, Y., Urata, T. at Nachi-Katsuura
Reference: 20000726/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1997 VP6 = 1977 VU = 1981 UM14 = 1989 UR9 = 1999 CU154 
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