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212689 (2006 WF159)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2212689
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04416498833942962 8.1366e-08  
a 3.929044548110946 8.3189e-08 au
q 3.755518341458526 3.0369e-07 au
i 3.40554085873339 9.8721e-06 deg
node 183.8366505935887 0.00014417 deg
peri 320.5199996967795 0.00019059 deg
M 196.7717178716725 0.00012066 deg
tp 2460290.298196959315
(2023-Dec-11.79819696)
0.00095846 TDB
period 2844.65011118788
7.79
9.0344e-05
2.473e-07
d
yr
n .1265533495961898 4.0193e-09 deg/d
Q 4.102570754763366 8.6863e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      122  
   data-arc span      8825 days (24.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-05-14  
   last obs. used      2018-07-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69549  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-31 03:51:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.76835 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .900116 au 
 T_jup = 3.057 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO454526  

212689 (2006 WF159)          Discovered 2006-Nov-22 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20090409/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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Alternate Designations
 2006 WF159 = 1994 JJ8 
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