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446804 (1999 VN6)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2446804
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3707910916080649 5.2741e-08  
a 1.732967523620467 1.7131e-09 au
q 1.090398603815909 9.1237e-08 au
i 19.47828962052647 1.2138e-05 deg
node 58.06032409566195 1.1609e-05 deg
peri 43.65698836529594 2.4985e-05 deg
M 337.2481688955748 1.2149e-05 deg
tp 2459053.162068928749
(2020-Jul-22.66206893)
2.8144e-05 TDB
period 833.2667699287881
2.28
1.2356e-06
3.383e-09
d
yr
n .4320345092253781 6.4062e-10 deg/d
Q 2.375536443425025 2.3483e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      292  
   data-arc span      6041 days (16.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-16  
   last obs. used      2016-04-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47361  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Apr-06 09:20:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .167491 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.93894 au 
 T_jup = 4.013 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 19.5   n/a MPO380271  
rotation period rot_per 24.1 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (1999) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   n/a Binzel et al. (2001) Icarus 151, 139-149  

446804 (1999 VN6)          Discovered 1999-Nov-04 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: Last Updated: 2015-10-28

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