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185342 (2006 VF44)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2185342
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2121919797008755 4.9952e-08  
a 2.622651135280448 2.0057e-08 au
q 2.066145598820541 1.397e-07 au
i 5.266485728827652 5.0339e-06 deg
node 109.8316350490332 4.8536e-05 deg
peri 255.0714587855425 5.0159e-05 deg
M 102.7288989198048 1.5778e-05 deg
tp 2458557.810372509559
(2019-Mar-15.31037251)
6.4345e-05 TDB
period 1551.347941741002
4.25
1.7796e-05
4.872e-08
d
yr
n .2320562591496976 2.6621e-09 deg/d
Q 3.179156671740356 2.4313e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      439  
   data-arc span      7686 days (21.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-01-08  
   last obs. used      2020-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57029  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 20:03:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07167 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29526 au 
 T_jup = 3.366 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456641.5 (2013-Dec-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2132788757864663 5.068e-08  
q 2.062737596819797 1.4202e-07 au
tp 2457001.845814119107
(2014-Dec-10.34581412)
5.2302e-05 TDB
node 110.0689786989438 4.8534e-05 deg
peri 254.0048687265431 5.0098e-05 deg
i 5.268342961363767 5.0408e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      439  
   data-arc span      7686 days (21.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-01-08  
   last obs. used      2020-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57029  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 20:03:57  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29526 au 
 T_jup = 3.366 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.568446823521837E-15 -7.164632396702528E-15 -1.487805965785465E-12 1.345793028738527E-14 -3.586857946513633E-13 -1.877719052132876E-15
q -7.164632396702528E-15 2.017000229498622E-14 4.353009268518913E-12 -3.716822666364588E-14 1.033036380474179E-12 5.867784094807098E-15
tp -1.487805965785465E-12 4.353009268518913E-12 2.735524727006615E-9 -1.917258648869347E-11 6.677285254356085E-10 1.567128631278447E-12
node 1.345793028738527E-14 -3.716822666364588E-14 -1.917258648869347E-11 2.355517602099818E-9 -2.349871601065365E-9 8.226463561858022E-11
peri -3.586857946513633E-13 1.033036380474179E-12 6.677285254356085E-10 -2.349871601065365E-9 2.509785731987464E-9 -8.160515167414437E-11
i -1.877719052132876E-15 5.867784094807098E-15 1.567128631278447E-12 8.226463561858022E-11 -8.160515167414437E-11 2.540928923762542E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO454276  
diameter diameter 1.678 km 0.227 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.228   0.049 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

185342 (2006 VF44)          Discovered 2006-Nov-13 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20080420/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2008-04-23

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Alternate Designations
 2006 VF44 = 1999 AR1 = 2003 AD24 
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