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20859 (2000 VT31)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020859
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .152340190022657 3.3559e-08  
a 2.884650249319805 1.4983e-08 au
q 2.445202082189521 1.0227e-07 au
i .6671510658614942 4.5436e-06 deg
node 27.27326504973569 0.00039941 deg
peri 37.42584837511778 0.0003998 deg
M 272.1398350600707 1.7538e-05 deg
tp 2459037.244743848083
(2020-Jul-06.74474385)
8.7568e-05 TDB
period 1789.526663110727
4.90
1.3942e-05
3.817e-08
d
yr
n .2011705147629449 1.5673e-09 deg/d
Q 3.324098416450089 1.7265e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1269  
   data-arc span      14294 days (39.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-10  
   last obs. used      2019-11-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50473  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:47:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.45843 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.9826 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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