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(2018 VN6)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 3836158
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 1 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6365999268852065 0.00067547  
a 2.269112515758198 0.0039939 au
q .8245956541322222 8.1365e-05 au
i 1.396768163768118 0.0010715 deg
node 231.5012669137386 0.00020795 deg
peri 234.9129371692841 0.00094275 deg
M 152.0803314336051 0.39696 deg
tp 2458473.084336817434
(2018-Dec-20.58433682)
0.015824 TDB
period 1248.482541798093
3.42
3.2962
0.009025
d
yr
n .2883500473154553 0.00076129 deg/d
Q 3.713629377384174 0.0065364 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      32  
   data-arc span      5 days  
   first obs. used      2018-11-06  
   last obs. used      2018-11-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48417  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Nov-10 21:12:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 9.52695E-5 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.46353 au 
 T_jup = 3.311 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 28.2   .35779 E2018-VF0 autocmod 2.6q

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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
2018-Nov-12 17:30 < 00:01 Earth 0.0047682459390093 0.00475447495914897 0.00478201647688944 14.1789917677289 14.1395266705503 2458435.229415110 0.227479755117379 682.855018755104 4.09622240856324 -0.241620832203307 746.253742054472 T 1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Nov-10 21:13:03 2018-Dec-11 17:24
2018-Nov-12 18:42 < 00:01 Moon 0.00738395350525324 0.0073702148034862 0.00739769227508818 15.1206179075673 15.1203243694568 2458435.279501738 0.313256396786478 686.006786256111 4.22012616079524 3.01596506293017 12944.0241338619 T 1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Nov-10 21:13:03 2018-Dec-11 17:24
2020-Sep-26 02:15 1_07:43 Jupiter 1.61880813961215 1.61307354966667 1.62465310725793 4.35983143913553 4.23811909437019 2459118.593871256 1903.27646134876 752147.589945409 2058.42687352934 54.2674379018635 121160.951771425 T 1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Nov-10 21:13:03 2018-Dec-11 17:24
2125-Apr-28 05:25 7_13:22 Mars 0.0823546800759801 0.00720545096571371 0.250425562169455 18.7587194424286 18.7585341247465 2497317.725602844 10881.6228488444 8391607.21413523 276.077835870752 5.02335617242279 3878.47970758527 T 1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Nov-10 21:13:03 2018-Dec-11 17:24
2126-Oct-29 12:08 3_14:11 Jupiter 1.76061760385807 1.72906902744059 1.79551982268493 4.36877868011177 4.25723375118846 2497867.005438695 5171.3114653148 4230730.6950033 1157.71294154506 71.6054605676316 62483.9486570964 T 1 CATAB v2.0e-lin.ifort 2018-Nov-10 21:13:03 2018-Dec-11 17:24
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