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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 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1546423364817537 4.1181e-08  
a 2.742127496702259 1.511e-08 au
q 2.318078493681359 1.1701e-07 au
i 4.440885857970816 4.696e-06 deg
node 47.05531124206703 5.9198e-05 deg
peri 67.06538116798504 6.2063e-05 deg
M 354.6122739238586 1.6809e-05 deg
tp 2459025.321778667309
(2020-Jun-24.82177867)
7.7469e-05 TDB
period 1658.555055313979
4.54
1.3708e-05
3.753e-08
d
yr
n .2170564063258357 1.794e-09 deg/d
Q 3.166176499723159 1.7446e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      451  
   data-arc span      17857 days (48.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-26  
   last obs. used      2020-02-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55998  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 12:30:14  

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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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
1950-Sep-10 16:57 00:02 Jupiter 1.9824777091516 1.98247715878236 1.98247825952084 2.58791400917813 2.41718636549484 2433535.206177877 1.55476775230695 85.7547439305612 9.2357375663632 88.8359020334323 2031711.81358956 T 18 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-12 12:30:15 2020-Nov-12 12:30
2009-Jul-04 08:35 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.95090870677086 1.95090828945476 1.95090912408675 2.24396061411219 2.04132869563086 2455016.857969739 0.268686845921493 47.2168185276395 6.59066473475242 83.1095961334145 2328661.23844582 T 18 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-12 12:30:15 2020-Nov-12 12:30
2068-Apr-26 06:13 00:01 Jupiter 1.97320895436421 1.97320854960968 1.97320935911862 2.16201302011459 1.95340150008278 2476497.758726314 1.30953895173284 61.5980636650551 14.5263364155495 -87.0589751993767 2746510.45968364 T 18 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-12 12:30:15 2020-Nov-12 12:30
2164-Feb-02 20:34 00:04 Jupiter 1.96065037539474 1.96064973264987 1.96065101814151 2.43107414357175 2.24635248910983 2511477.356919465 3.56747753712413 160.316923035319 10.7051456546908 -85.1701409061561 1929555.25247115 T 18 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-12 12:30:15 2020-Nov-12 12:30
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