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17660 (1996 VP6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017660
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1911203952622605 7.0832e-08  
a 2.517478086159742 6.4939e-09 au
q 2.036336679268813 1.7807e-07 au
i 4.974744574100593 3.4394e-06 deg
node 325.7905651763392 6.2256e-05 deg
peri 66.13433307452387 6.3019e-05 deg
M 15.90981422184831 8.0557e-06 deg
tp 2459136.022293234893
(2020-Oct-13.52229323)
3.2675e-05 TDB
period 1458.972060375313
3.99
5.6451e-06
1.546e-08
d
yr
n .2467490706486811 9.5474e-10 deg/d
Q 2.99861949305067 7.735e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1996  
   data-arc span      13310 days (36.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1984-09-30  
   last obs. used      2021-03-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47432  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 02:09:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04679 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47476 au 
 T_jup = 3.427 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.15   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 4.083 km 1.093 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.266   0.168 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17660 (1996 VP6)          Discovered 1996-Nov-07 by Laurie, S. P. at Church Stretton
Reference: 20001013/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1996 VP6 = 1984 SE2 = 1990 EC3 
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