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(2017 VL2)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 3789141
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2396823002873871 0.00017233  
a 1.265154002874211 0.00026399 au
q .9619189812475247 1.7312e-05 au
i 12.49653599945811 0.0065316 deg
node 226.9466498256704 0.00013116 deg
peri 147.6692707883645 0.00038618 deg
M 306.3116665155342 0.21058 deg
tp 2459078.015926169797
(2020-Aug-16.51592617)
0.3283 TDB
period 519.7727627213685
1.42
0.16269
0.0004454
d
yr
n .6926103594100467 0.00021678 deg/d
Q 1.568389024500898 0.00032727 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      54  
   data-arc span      16 days  
   first obs. used      2017-11-10  
   last obs. used      2017-11-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .19623  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Nov-27 06:24:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00152017 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.90484 au 
 T_jup = 5.048 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 26.1   n/a MPO425694  

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1957-Jul-09 20:02 1_13:33 Earth 0.347897049284732 0.270116997928093 0.436458316963844 13.7505956591625 13.7500386672416 2436029.334559543 2253.27262421617 5157521.75187841 111.799137971757 -35.2594085247845 258754.861371915 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1961-Nov-12 02:05 8_05:08 Earth 0.0312059682476017 1.64126286010735e-07 0.129998565130108 8.91843927182083 8.9088602948799 2437615.586641077 11827.5839757576 4926218.23442729 13.8119840150149 0.0070052991019591 0.909530576047262 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1972-Jul-15 10:29 1_02:22 Earth 0.273137462486097 0.244651865029545 0.307272269509442 10.7146253830814 10.7137148986005 2441513.937008712 1581.76355524474 2508927.46492316 117.842829537408 -51.0514116140366 264032.668354454 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1976-May-25 08:41 8_18:40 Earth 0.366754502655318 0.359120827343701 0.38193281942053 8.07392750857047 8.0730276458527 2442923.861817322 12640.451704676 2690760.83127575 183.550483007136 77.6674596230086 328853.57002759 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1976-Nov-23 18:47 1_09:10 Earth 0.207712221543289 0.17483727525952 0.240639528726716 13.0076408682505 13.0066546609069 2443106.282382981 1990.41504277791 1648868.67535146 36.4105956880107 5.68721807806953 90123.9571182308 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1987-Sep-19 23:15 5_03:28 Earth 0.19833178717463 0.184780901806481 0.214485281413294 7.24392755140932 7.24207273240199 2447058.468502438 7408.17259615751 1355208.82327989 412.341390216519 -56.6414406117472 42606.9298652004 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1991-May-11 19:52 9_12:31 Earth 0.426813715785145 0.416659594118868 0.443759935437995 8.83690379067188 8.83619732474093 2448388.328085930 13711.4652736713 2773880.29920702 241.149368445137 75.7860600713019 300311.502489134 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1991-Dec-04 05:07 1_07:27 Earth 0.389928535046204 0.345568773138789 0.434328750904686 17.9246990732894 17.9243178494212 2448594.713247585 1886.63627845215 2221895.3744951 30.4953641053691 5.09679443305963 181488.579791364 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
1998-Jul-03 19:13 1_15:34 Earth 0.483055984543912 0.416904467504139 0.550975553176224 18.2690586681635 18.2687567409158 2450998.300804769 2373.98340166254 3646912.12756186 114.401676060043 -23.3266704075533 234470.749124412 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2013-Jul-07 16:42 12:37 Earth 0.405670889845661 0.383247400811028 0.428472764954494 15.7244943225216 15.7240766195237 2456481.195637270 757.09106699155 1285800.67257425 102.436906650317 -28.677262958113 268586.340900267 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2017-Jun-15 01:03 08:02 Earth 0.287025468589189 0.286412072375619 0.287647486963146 6.78572625468523 6.78435808686688 2457919.543562440 481.679173979692 84340.7278376372 1205.53786116047 -68.6100215294634 20639.1624011911 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2017-Nov-09 09:50 < 00:01 Earth 0.000787441887582306 0.000785967672381879 0.000788915742596514 8.7340584605222 8.33764631943076 2458066.909418552 0.389069541390174 68.266103697073 1.97803929219285 -9.36885265715638 1352.1420185009 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2017-Nov-09 13:46 < 00:01 Moon 0.00254500658623496 0.00254443334561939 0.00254558006407354 9.13840105864367 9.13699179212229 2458067.073628768 0.524881752245742 48.2142944940692 1.75326740098846 53.7652018081322 144412.286885471 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2027-Sep-17 08:34 9_01:46 Earth 0.217952262708589 0.185839692211317 0.263219508102986 8.17667566308778 8.17518041273209 2461665.856730642 13065.7203556249 3310637.51788003 163.959385691157 -53.1182499600786 114905.176982222 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2034-Dec-09 08:26 2_11:23 Earth 0.454521761668141 0.358184521366446 0.551092195371999 19.4073862125842 19.4070841520357 2464305.851451823 3562.51346198444 4837087.57507615 30.4042976259243 5.96458861781002 215641.935254327 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2037-Jul-27 03:02 2_23:27 Earth 0.404668143149601 0.319841070341229 0.498431221199862 14.8437082947665 14.843264709188 2465266.626187894 4287.13999662525 5372991.13846476 85.1162433152118 -33.0872556901414 298247.158856864 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2044-Nov-23 19:04 7_09:06 Earth 0.183212938260596 0.0419942523970873 0.32932750099206 12.1308753931285 12.1296764860158 2467943.294327014 10626.011321062 7319088.12426753 20.9127618624987 7.3286599270566 170773.004916402 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2064-Aug-08 02:29 01:02 Earth 0.302547806140175 0.298465334828079 0.306719140545242 10.869869038716 10.8690588051644 2475140.603632255 62.0619911759392 330474.912079893 80.9466514767939 -51.4882232457565 272747.031377425 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2065-Jan-06 08:51 3_20:17 Earth 0.419398240723093 0.415426925641019 0.423431200368898 5.03612324748045 5.03486158320436 2475291.868869745 5536.93322970304 322699.307110821 162.987372338409 51.7842622322875 149057.885459065 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2071-Nov-30 08:24 4_05:04 Earth 0.277113416568692 0.170066293417344 0.38496738322868 14.5395257110378 14.5388643867985 2477810.850270269 6064.04390988617 5409795.88579105 25.2169551123165 7.32144378908036 203986.669725478 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2072-Sep-21 20:10 2_08:20 Mars 0.074201667132512 0.068764898699564 0.177572249428538 6.16803482522486 6.16740926701205 2478107.340135593 3380.12787738513 6774010.57058534 82.2782214105233 -67.9355875208713 133797.112277825 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2088-May-16 06:50 3_14:56 Earth 0.478315871222075 0.473368124643795 0.484092606268726 9.34798582876439 9.34738990135237 2483822.784428557 5215.54662928529 1028580.94130437 339.050024058936 -74.9209504527493 144595.083485499 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
2091-Aug-01 01:50 3_17:58 Earth 0.35963550875191 0.285531429648629 0.445245554417956 13.164527858258 13.1639650586492 2484994.576087386 5397.6887717798 5121489.6653425 91.7796722510848 -37.8226899453927 271928.710806702 T 8 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2017-Nov-30 18:41:02 2018-Dec-11 17:17
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