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277704 (2006 DC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2277704
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08524883570709285 4.6916e-08  
a 2.699274665414517 1.753e-08 au
q 2.469164642934277 1.2655e-07 au
i 10.57947940674405 4.6494e-06 deg
node 107.7998948038793 2.8785e-05 deg
peri 56.39878941578575 4.7222e-05 deg
M 64.4507382997371 3.4442e-05 deg
tp 2458710.502375369313
(2019-Aug-15.00237537)
0.00015444 TDB
period 1619.828532941311
4.43
1.5779e-05
4.32e-08
d
yr
n .222245745570555 2.165e-09 deg/d
Q 2.929384687894757 1.9024e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      362  
   data-arc span      8508 days (23.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-01-10  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58779  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 16:28:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49626 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11478 au 
 T_jup = 3.339 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457309.5 (2015-Oct-14.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08613357511209974 4.6839e-08  
q 2.466335766327727 1.266e-07 au
tp 2457088.495516262601
(2015-Mar-06.99551626)
0.00015061 TDB
node 107.8166071694735 2.8788e-05 deg
peri 55.91802972121113 4.6924e-05 deg
i 10.57975370436438 4.6495e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      362  
   data-arc span      8508 days (23.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-01-10  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58779  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 16:28:22  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11478 au 
 T_jup = 3.339 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.193874356267568E-15 -5.881551863526795E-15 5.862136004060117E-13 2.746199656212639E-15 1.377529992035949E-13 -5.38980139221654E-15
q -5.881551863526795E-15 1.602654826967769E-14 -1.388534654227663E-12 -1.025058425324408E-14 -3.135018103955693E-13 1.43120942567587E-14
tp 5.862136004060117E-13 -1.388534654227663E-12 2.268417453728932E-8 -5.822520618772263E-11 5.614250955220231E-9 -1.531079675423291E-11
node 2.746199656212639E-15 -1.025058425324408E-14 -5.822520618772263E-11 8.287343188302012E-10 -8.284224064222168E-10 1.867924088597679E-11
peri 1.377529992035949E-13 -3.135018103955693E-13 5.614250955220231E-9 -8.284224064222168E-10 2.201883189338983E-9 -2.209004997393514E-11
i -5.38980139221654E-15 1.43120942567587E-14 -1.531079675423291E-11 1.867924088597679E-11 -2.209004997393514E-11 2.161799811686409E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO423066  

277704 (2006 DC)          Discovered 2006-Feb-20 by Lowe, A. at Mayhill
Reference: 20110517/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-05-20

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Alternate Designations
 2006 DC = 2002 GA109 
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