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18379 Josevandam (1991 VJ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018379
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1387880950377765 4.074e-08  
a 2.791895285571354 1.1953e-08 au
q 2.404413457341957 1.1055e-07 au
i 10.41965678662965 3.6212e-06 deg
node 193.9114700387603 1.7383e-05 deg
peri 182.4887947295063 2.0854e-05 deg
M 157.763322948722 1.1708e-05 deg
tp 2458649.792249183418
(2019-Jun-15.29224918)
5.4231e-05 TDB
period 1703.911817205718
4.67
1.0942e-05
2.996e-08
d
yr
n .2112785393966994 1.3568e-09 deg/d
Q 3.179377113800751 1.3612e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1528  
   data-arc span      10781 days (29.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-11-06  
   last obs. used      2021-05-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5378  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 18:00:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40501 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2845 au 
 T_jup = 3.291 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.40   n/a MPCxxxxx  

18379 Josévandam           Discovered 1991 Nov. 6 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
José van Dam (Joseph Baron van Damme, b. 1940), a Belgian bass-baritone, entered the Brussels Royal Conservatory at the age of 17. An Oratorio and Lieder singer, he is particularly well known from the movie The Music Teacher (1988). In 1998 he was ennobled by King Albert II.
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Reference: 20100726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-07-28

Alternate Designations
 1991 VJ6 = 1998 FC48 
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