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18517 (1996 VG2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018517
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2067801852594131 2.9028e-08  
a 2.40659724081872 7.811e-09 au
q 1.908960617517433 6.9758e-08 au
i 1.907170321102615 3.6258e-06 deg
node 192.3548905600941 0.00010892 deg
peri 210.1456436801847 0.00010935 deg
M 118.2505439717053 1.0743e-05 deg
tp 2458552.576142107647
(2019-Mar-10.07614211)
3.9738e-05 TDB
period 1363.651983536171
3.73
6.6389e-06
1.818e-08
d
yr
n .2639969760220356 1.2853e-09 deg/d
Q 2.904233864120007 9.4262e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1719  
   data-arc span      13952 days (38.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-11-24  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51576  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:27:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .917855 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50177 au 
 T_jup = 3.492 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5   n/a MPO412323  

18517 (1996 VG2)          Discovered 1996-Nov-06 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20001111/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1996 VG2 = 1981 WJ6 = 1985 YP2 
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