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(2018 VY3)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 3836155
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5457219621794078 0.0002416  
a 3.028511854358651 0.0018395 au
q 1.375786422714451 0.00010406 au
i 17.89603315935433 0.0046113 deg
node 305.1583179547624 0.0046323 deg
peri 141.2080482945602 0.011863 deg
M 171.9751104344342 0.15914 deg
tp 2458476.886284233714
(2018-Dec-24.38628423)
0.013163 TDB
period 1925.051461455989
5.27
1.7539
0.004802
d
yr
n .1870079876865829 0.00017039 deg/d
Q 4.681237286002851 0.0028434 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      54  
   data-arc span      68 days  
   first obs. used      2018-11-06  
   last obs. used      2019-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      6  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38158  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 16:40:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .434551 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .917486 au 
 T_jup = 2.935 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458471.5 (2018-Dec-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5464649306647724 0.00023995  
q 1.373792966218967 0.00011124 au
tp 2458477.585917286744
(2018-Dec-25.08591729)
0.011792 TDB
node 305.1640719458101 0.0046402 deg
peri 141.2209088731831 0.011925 deg
i 17.89540049974443 0.0046096 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      54  
   data-arc span      68 days  
   first obs. used      2018-11-06  
   last obs. used      2019-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      6  
   norm. resid. RMS      .38158  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 16:40:00  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .917486 au 
 T_jup = 2.935 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 5.757531531291755E-8 2.667199344655065E-8 2.814448236096084E-6 -1.111524763987546E-6 2.846669341771425E-6 1.105956159096856E-6
q 2.667199344655065E-8 1.237467323637485E-8 1.298889108192108E-6 -5.139026685423792E-7 1.313826372260004E-6 5.122372125582262E-7
tp 2.814448236096084E-6 1.298889108192108E-6 .0001390409370209309 -5.463988273715621E-5 .0001406072787256876 5.410801958298694E-5
node -1.111524763987546E-6 -5.139026685423792E-7 -5.463988273715621E-5 2.153171549650094E-5 -5.526898091943327E-5 -2.136389113331003E-5
peri 2.846669341771425E-6 1.313826372260004E-6 .0001406072787256876 -5.526898091943327E-5 .0001422006859805094 5.4729119368275E-5
i 1.105956159096856E-6 5.122372125582262E-7 5.410801958298694E-5 -2.136389113331003E-5 5.4729119368275E-5 2.124825340652237E-5

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.8   .21792 MPO467094 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
1901-May-26 05:58 4_20:09 Jupiter 1.49412507625967 1.4705295986898 1.51777726752479 7.96881443158742 7.89735395066739 2415530.748696798 6969.48828209419 1265037.73469551 6013.91920834979 21.737714145842 9874.05140826657 T 6 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-04 16:40:01 2021-May-04 16:40
2018-Dec-28 17:59 00:28 Earth 0.461260696381814 0.460900008053544 0.461621395197518 9.39075308396574 9.39013793583372 2458481.249231050 27.8753418001158 18317.9829326444 537.105273241833 -10.978777234958 17196.2630726905 T 6 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-04 16:40:01 2021-May-04 16:40
2031-Dec-19 11:15 8_06:48 Jupiter 1.81059483308874 1.74905157597215 1.87212605242409 6.86826659165901 6.7998130106702 2463219.968425756 11928.37546666 3059800.17984288 474.953738325431 11.6340800975493 22276.0007172418 T 6 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-04 16:40:01 2021-May-04 16:40
2113-Dec-29 18:33 3_08:29 Earth 0.478091522819731 0.442844332087684 0.560700366109735 10.3382974594206 10.3377583665192 2493180.272991641 4828.80501426429 8144767.34549611 2680.86924785976 -67.7507218002955 42705.490373578 T 6 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-04 16:40:01 2021-May-04 16:40
2126-Dec-19 00:56 1_02:18 Jupiter 1.72232624812687 1.69291191463705 1.75178962012195 6.71402827754929 6.64037619994992 2497917.538622097 1577.75365967189 1538557.2423278 495.87335655856 18.5627046533413 60072.1587672998 T 6 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-04 16:40:01 2021-May-04 16:40
2138-Aug-04 14:26 6_08:50 Jupiter 1.64669231835437 1.57545994176155 1.7180880936638 8.48992870972156 8.42912410878742 2502164.101431649 9169.54213284908 3649594.70104604 6870.73383948874 15.3509119885584 5802.33404948742 T 6 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-May-04 16:40:01 2021-May-04 16:40
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