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(2018 VM6)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 3836169
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2244019245699094 0.00040174  
a 1.300279823145228 0.0006918 au
q 1.008494528352018 1.419e-05 au
i 30.06101499275301 0.019921 deg
node 46.7081105023359 0.00068371 deg
peri 359.3504418156293 0.0026532 deg
M 17.72471346926653 0.2999 deg
tp 2458973.835687860188
(2020-May-04.33568786)
0.42987 TDB
period 541.5688319575193
1.48
0.4322
0.001183
d
yr
n .6647354477523524 0.0005305 deg/d
Q 1.592065117938439 0.00084704 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      120  
   data-arc span      19 days  
   first obs. used      2018-11-09  
   last obs. used      2018-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43651  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Dec-02 06:24:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0185183 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.80906 au 
 T_jup = 4.845 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458433.5 (2018-Nov-11.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .224515623409412 0.00040233  
q 1.008333535126701 1.3613e-05 au
tp 2458432.196853981135
(2018-Nov-09.69685398)
0.0022417 TDB
node 46.7166959369355 0.00068241 deg
peri 359.2926298585372 0.0025141 deg
i 30.07584753919303 0.019912 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      120  
   data-arc span      19 days  
   first obs. used      2018-11-09  
   last obs. used      2018-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43651  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Dec-02 06:24:28  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 3.80906 au 
 T_jup = 4.845 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.618661326449509E-7 5.476906089241805E-9 -8.911896795597367E-7 -2.745463490010299E-7 -1.000453197490154E-6 8.010948769493406E-6
q 5.476906089241805E-9 1.853224475186263E-10 -3.015700998162191E-8 -9.289862074089944E-9 -3.385421010831025E-8 2.710663756381798E-7
tp -8.911896795597367E-7 -3.015700998162191E-8 5.025172768474051E-6 1.512088537592114E-6 5.635789440654184E-6 -4.413422928243497E-5
node -2.745463490010299E-7 -9.289862074089944E-9 1.512088537592114E-6 4.656884496774678E-7 1.697447005925866E-6 -1.358808022385888E-5
peri -1.000453197490154E-6 -3.385421010831025E-8 5.635789440654184E-6 1.697447005925866E-6 6.32085564857879E-6 -4.95439387546879E-5
i 8.010948769493406E-6 2.710663756381798E-7 -4.413422928243497E-5 -1.358808022385888E-5 -4.95439387546879E-5 .0003964923020571846

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 22.9   .41453 E2018X15 autocmod 2.6q

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