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(2018 VZ6)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 3836177
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3238613778414271 0.00043256  
a 1.034590046429867 0.00024309 au
q .6995262884920639 0.0002833 au
i 9.229835092688587 0.014341 deg
node 221.8282015274544 0.00066842 deg
peri 290.5430022829772 0.0033131 deg
M 104.2811253400709 0.13366 deg
tp 2458889.159266251839
(2020-Feb-09.65926625)
0.10347 TDB
period 384.371227474046
1.05
0.13547
0.0003709
d
yr
n .9365945582498325 0.00033009 deg/d
Q 1.369653804367669 0.00032182 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      26  
   data-arc span      2 days  
   first obs. used      2018-11-09  
   last obs. used      2018-11-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47048  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Nov-12 07:30:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0229328 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.64627 au 
 T_jup = 5.862 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458432.5 (2018-Nov-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3237914673308885 0.00043209  
q .699328625246239 0.00028217 au
tp 2458504.890556513060
(2019-Jan-21.39055651)
0.032623 TDB
node 221.8829448729746 0.00049788 deg
peri 290.5511312624653 0.0035282 deg
i 9.263078915317099 0.014246 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      26  
   data-arc span      2 days  
   first obs. used      2018-11-09  
   last obs. used      2018-11-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      7  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47048  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Nov-12 07:30:39  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 3.64627 au 
 T_jup = 5.862 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.867000530583094E-7 -1.219006725713551E-7 -1.409243954719708E-5 1.458698378558851E-7 -1.446346683620771E-6 6.139165270433108E-6
q -1.219006725713551E-7 7.962153970522334E-8 9.197405810714764E-6 -9.702349521318061E-8 9.38291476057796E-7 -4.013462785948936E-6
tp -1.409243954719708E-5 9.197405810714764E-6 .001064227921741026 -1.076884761514688E-5 .0001099521542975934 -.000462705307075104
node 1.458698378558851E-7 -9.702349521318061E-8 -1.076884761514688E-5 2.478878817742528E-7 -7.857494064612247E-7 5.17528177403899E-6
peri -1.446346683620771E-6 9.38291476057796E-7 .0001099521542975934 -7.857494064612247E-7 1.244797580752695E-5 -4.657694402890553E-5
i 6.139165270433108E-6 -4.013462785948936E-6 -.000462705307075104 5.17528177403899E-6 -4.657694402890553E-5 .0002029503673850838

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 25.9   .61102 E2018-VG6 autocmod 2.6q

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