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160170 (2001 VM40)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2160170
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1546423362169188 4.1209e-08  
a 2.742127496495407 1.5123e-08 au
q 2.318078494232707 1.1707e-07 au
i 4.44088593378383 4.6997e-06 deg
node 47.05531072720547 5.9323e-05 deg
peri 67.06538157405113 6.2182e-05 deg
M 354.6122741229321 1.6822e-05 deg
tp 2459025.321777747349
(2020-Jun-24.82177775)
7.7532e-05 TDB
period 1658.55505512631
4.54
1.3721e-05
3.757e-08
d
yr
n .2170564063503961 1.7957e-09 deg/d
Q 3.166176498758108 1.7462e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      447  
   data-arc span      17840 days (48.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-26  
   last obs. used      2020-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56136  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 13:15:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.33892 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.95037 au 
 T_jup = 3.328 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.1   n/a MPO454059  

160170 (2001 VM40)          Discovered 2001-Nov-09 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20070730/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-06

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