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21294 (1996 VZ8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2021294
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1608859391884435 3.0605e-08  
a 2.266868231089072 5.8449e-09 au
q 1.902161006713861 6.8526e-08 au
i 1.983450936457512 3.0667e-06 deg
node 144.0555859925542 0.00010478 deg
peri 223.822120398519 0.00010528 deg
M 110.1323305573154 1.1269e-05 deg
tp 2459015.126800870252
(2020-Jun-14.62680087)
3.8501e-05 TDB
period 1246.630766750715
3.41
4.8215e-06
1.32e-08
d
yr
n .2887783693469424 1.1169e-09 deg/d
Q 2.631575455464283 6.7853e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1865  
   data-arc span      11020 days (30.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-03-12  
   last obs. used      2021-05-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48533  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 14:59:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .900719 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.83044 au 
 T_jup = 3.598 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457006.5 (2014-Dec-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1613444773425008 3.0657e-08  
q 1.90118028793423 6.8717e-08 au
tp 2456522.809937001081
(2013-Aug-18.30993700)
3.6326e-05 TDB
node 144.1012040770755 0.00010486 deg
peri 223.877190248434 0.00010536 deg
i 1.982385859508644 3.066e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1865  
   data-arc span      11020 days (30.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-03-12  
   last obs. used      2021-05-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48533  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 14:59:25  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.83044 au 
 T_jup = 3.598 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 9.398282389731081E-16 -2.101507944947432E-15 2.364636226443896E-13 -1.146962744800602E-15 6.828809505987058E-14 -5.64569042533893E-17
q -2.101507944947432E-15 4.722094713616594E-15 -5.237284226800501E-13 2.613624724881246E-15 -1.493819208949516E-13 1.35971890106391E-16
tp 2.364636226443896E-13 -5.237284226800501E-13 1.319559219799175E-9 -3.040710389621092E-12 3.854131146531838E-10 -3.012521558627625E-14
node -1.146962744800602E-15 2.613624724881246E-15 -3.040710389621092E-12 1.099658419484753E-8 -1.099062274502735E-8 5.440792254201485E-12
peri 6.828809505987058E-14 -1.493819208949516E-13 3.854131146531838E-10 -1.099062274502735E-8 1.110148462717154E-8 -5.452665641706005E-12
i -5.64569042533893E-17 1.35971890106391E-16 -3.012521558627625E-14 5.440792254201485E-12 -5.452665641706005E-12 9.400143470691301E-12

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.94   n/a E2021B10  

21294 (1996 VZ8)          Discovered 1996-Nov-07 by Endate, K., Watanabe, K. at Kitami
Reference: 20010208/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 VZ8 = 1998 BF26 
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