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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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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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