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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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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458430.5 (2018-Nov-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 1 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6409640757559705 0.00067693  
q .8231816265311629 0.00011508 au
tp 2458472.635346198690
(2018-Dec-20.13534620)
0.010855 TDB
node 231.7469393014227 0.00048333 deg
peri 234.0809759581121 0.001297 deg
i 1.382933639279793 0.0011459 deg
  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
 Jupiter MOID = 1.46353 au 
 T_jup = 3.311 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 4.582333798502018E-7 -7.789280861059337E-8 -7.347368834975394E-6 3.088705070508205E-7 8.310766623670351E-7 7.754366079364553E-7
q -7.789280861059337E-8 1.324438285554731E-8 1.248730966434985E-6 -5.225553665721961E-8 -1.420633539298064E-7 -1.318423534304129E-7
tp -7.347368834975394E-6 1.248730966434985E-6 .0001178206672346881 -4.965925172978492E-6 -1.328132959254576E-5 -1.24318065000949E-5
node 3.088705070508205E-7 -5.225553665721961E-8 -4.965925172978492E-6 2.336061767284829E-7 4.994623666422888E-7 5.185816238923313E-7
peri 8.310766623670351E-7 -1.420633539298064E-7 -1.328132959254576E-5 4.994623666422888E-7 1.682279029468847E-6 1.414733350762668E-6
i 7.754366079364553E-7 -1.318423534304129E-7 -1.24318065000949E-5 5.185816238923313E-7 1.414733350762668E-6 1.313069461632367E-6

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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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