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(2020 VU6)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 54091630
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7195540464944669 2.8593e-06  
a 1.676649299767158 8.3254e-07 au
q .470209511567585 4.5634e-06 au
i 42.51592179978095 7.0531e-05 deg
node 255.0940356182429 3.4602e-05 deg
peri 20.35077679919245 0.00012242 deg
M 115.6606673342884 0.00071118 deg
tp 2458945.731947242562
(2020-Apr-06.23194724)
0.0014206 TDB
period 792.9791614256733
2.17
0.00059063
1.617e-06
d
yr
n .4539841871163006 3.3814e-07 deg/d
Q 2.88308908796673 1.4316e-06 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      61  
   data-arc span      2154 days (5.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      2014-12-27  
   last obs. used      2020-11-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62456  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:17:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .519636 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.35576 au 
 T_jup = 3.685 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 18.0   .67662 E2021-CC3 autocmod 2.8

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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
2005-Jan-18 17:52 00:12 Mercury 0.0750611569929112 0.0748523410532324 0.0752702382849133 45.0319561607485 45.0319125904974 2453389.244195193 12.3923185011354 12573.5620093884 73.9428429177182 34.037450818489 84772.6150976701 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2007-Mar-22 14:15 00:10 Mercury 0.0471720628148346 0.0470185031317864 0.0473256224978829 43.9453238895602 43.9452528453431 2454182.093758603 10.2130996089743 7657.40053523457 158.692317084068 -0.0320693907445257 921.035391869522 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2009-May-23 13:08 00:08 Mercury 0.0244960944834729 0.024455017305061 0.0245376243422988 42.943088754849 42.9429487521202 2454975.047365594 7.94225922742965 5700.78604960384 320.147883775528 -69.0553517250118 10687.7303190672 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2011-Jul-25 08:08 00:06 Mercury 0.0296360413610199 0.0295616549618339 0.0297105372160087 42.2405664152243 42.2404487693777 2455767.839012197 5.99997897304895 4687.54871528661 462.858597026124 37.8535561028543 5921.99218855824 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2013-Sep-25 07:20 00:04 Mercury 0.0546714140362374 0.0545970626847725 0.0547457661274336 41.7726205273523 41.7725560400473 2456560.805262037 4.4376153066362 3721.57481253752 642.208345616186 5.03908978226178 2457.38180197476 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2015-Nov-27 00:18 00:04 Mercury 0.0783698542018854 0.0783082632984748 0.0784314452061085 41.4274725183812 41.4274271567482 2457353.512231016 3.67399917323039 3074.71317828711 787.340086642814 2.79642162839746 3877.14867397695 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2146-Mar-09 16:14 02:10 Mercury 0.0887844986084147 0.0864651081277319 0.0911471183930756 46.0870482276233 46.087012235286 2504938.176730057 129.909616709141 152224.925512513 86.5252918491949 39.9098607344768 98322.7979527583 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2148-May-10 09:04 02:13 Mercury 0.0636880997419321 0.0613748354103464 0.0660279982238659 45.0196583170877 45.0196069522782 2505730.877786431 132.830532619137 132960.256596088 86.605733216454 29.2198673396166 53624.5530117569 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2150-Jul-12 06:12 02:15 Mercury 0.0352196803218218 0.0330307646342494 0.0374086769279403 43.932632656342 43.9325374745776 2506523.758430790 135.283452554186 109186.849806665 85.8697033934012 -1.39466727238332 1465.26374268641 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2152-Sep-12 02:08 02:15 Mercury 0.0151003680372779 0.014529743479328 0.0159216195657209 43.0317182041555 43.031491556702 2507316.589085352 135.037398546798 103219.463514495 93.976191400498 -70.1840004793817 22592.6755069425 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2154-Nov-13 15:07 02:28 Mercury 0.0213243647526624 0.01950313076252 0.0232332347472105 42.5103786163458 42.5102161528949 2508109.129606260 147.996148159877 115330.919448207 102.547503860419 36.0936912804834 18306.8866661212 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2157-Jan-15 01:41 02:43 Mercury 0.0595461494831804 0.0569141491842328 0.0621781503419478 41.6992380239413 41.6991787116877 2508902.570132989 163.076123819367 131247.543210387 116.59357459554 0.12403644778538 159.559138543162 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
2159-Mar-18 20:32 02:55 Mercury 0.0843644064973686 0.0815329166721088 0.0871966154240845 41.4088219677399 41.4087798103214 2509695.355378395 175.463987814102 141746.012562414 121.929101990316 -4.96808876214306 8945.35351994175 T 3 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-15 23:17:14 2021-Apr-15 23:17
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