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20859 (2000 VT31)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020859
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1528109559184449 2.7725e-08  
a 2.885906993310589 1.1622e-08 au
q 2.444908786971073 8.1237e-08 au
i .6670797117042095 3.4377e-06 deg
node 27.26834052508404 0.00036912 deg
peri 37.40340092365966 0.00036952 deg
M 32.85082838482419 1.614e-05 deg
tp 2459037.094847190492
(2020-Jul-06.59484719)
8.0418e-05 TDB
period 1790.696244317482
4.90
1.0817e-05
2.962e-08
d
yr
n .2010391215944125 1.2144e-09 deg/d
Q 3.326905199650105 1.3398e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1667  
   data-arc span      14765 days (40.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-10  
   last obs. used      2021-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47272  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 03:32:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.45781 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.9806 au 
 T_jup = 3.275 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO350968  

20859 (2000 VT31)          Discovered 2000-Nov-01 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20010109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 2000 VT31 = 1980 TA8 = 1985 UK6 = 1990 TH14 = 1992 EF28 = 1999 RQ48 
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