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524522 (2002 VE68)
Classification: Aten [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2524522
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 83 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4100622295786125 1.3895e-08  
a .7236658642140285 5.9044e-10 au
q .4269178264644905 1.0125e-08 au
i 9.034518180495846 4.2679e-06 deg
node 231.4894242870684 5.2891e-06 deg
peri 355.4211016166378 9.4347e-06 deg
M 326.4152536727617 1.8364e-05 deg
tp 2459221.477084574042
(2021-Jan-06.97708457)
1.1473e-05 TDB
period 224.8565575893776
0.62
2.7519e-07
7.534e-10
d
yr
n 1.601020685629347 1.9594e-09 deg/d
Q 1.020413901963566 8.3256e-10 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A2 [EST] -5.819662007095175E-14 1.126E-15
ALN [SET] 1. n/a
NK [SET] 0. n/a
NM [SET] 2. n/a
R0 [SET] 1. n/a
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      597  
   # delay obs. used      4  
   # Doppler obs. used      6  
   data-arc span      5866 days (16.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-11-11  
   last obs. used      2018-12-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .28336  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 19:26:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0258925 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.96202 au 
 T_jup = 7.862 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 20.5   n/a MPO264928  
rotation period rot_per 13.50 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2002) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Hicks, M.; Mayes, D.; Barajas, T. (2010) Astronomer's Telegram 3073. http://www.astronomerstelegram.org]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019). Minor Planet Bull. 46, 458-503.]

524522 (2002 VE68)          Discovered 2002-Nov-11 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: Last Updated: 2019-05-29

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