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215109 (1996 VM15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2215109
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1126362611216107 3.8048e-08  
a 2.30421334311701 1.1214e-08 au
q 2.044675367321783 8.6531e-08 au
i 4.975833561976364 4.4038e-06 deg
node 221.9498344461337 5.9133e-05 deg
peri 63.48542911862017 6.6021e-05 deg
M 71.2862888776765 2.6538e-05 deg
tp 2458947.520131164584
(2020-Apr-08.02013116)
9.4669e-05 TDB
period 1277.563388620576
3.50
9.3261e-06
2.553e-08
d
yr
n .2817864093528095 2.057e-09 deg/d
Q 2.563751318912237 1.2477e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      258  
   data-arc span      8797 days (24.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54423  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 12:45:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03231 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55342 au 
 T_jup = 3.576 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457782.5 (2017-Jan-29.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .112149189157042 3.8055e-08  
q 2.046161696902784 8.6562e-08 au
tp 2457670.464193883701
(2016-Oct-08.96419388)
9.8198e-05 TDB
node 221.9864592152274 5.9104e-05 deg
peri 63.74945333708789 6.6044e-05 deg
i 4.976554496939941 4.4044e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      258  
   data-arc span      8797 days (24.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54423  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 12:45:39  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55342 au 
 T_jup = 3.576 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.448152838808457E-15 -3.272692561972453E-15 7.368589700633532E-13 -5.032027126565889E-15 1.895655839996939E-13 -3.455192902388354E-15
q -3.272692561972453E-15 7.492942296624195E-15 -2.060707762956663E-12 1.251749209108134E-14 -5.472144274649303E-13 8.278431711892861E-15
tp 7.368589700633532E-13 -2.060707762956663E-12 9.64284937729386E-9 6.814461305889208E-12 2.92149888029087E-9 -1.326998124021067E-11
node -5.032027126565889E-15 1.251749209108134E-14 6.814461305889208E-12 3.493261534354001E-9 -3.477327707436285E-9 -1.034735835860759E-10
peri 1.895655839996939E-13 -5.472144274649303E-13 2.92149888029087E-9 -3.477327707436285E-9 4.361795584785305E-9 9.914221508560285E-11
i -3.455192902388354E-15 8.278431711892861E-15 -1.326998124021067E-11 -1.034735835860759E-10 9.914221508560285E-11 1.939857918440103E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.57   n/a E2021B55  

215109 (1996 VM15)          Discovered 1996-Nov-05 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20090607/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-06-08

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1943-Aug-27 11:51 < 00:01 Iris 0.0254615461648942 0.0254482881316802 0.0254748135725189 5.94150215290008 5.94150211489934 2430963.993623139 0.997538081746691 1016.93662926576 52.7510889227439 -49.536220130016 54974.6518078621 T 13 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 12:45:40 2021-Feb-24 12:45
2150-Feb-13 13:06 00:02 Iris 0.045492311515065 0.0454616778180992 0.0455229632344117 6.37367154803296 6.3736715282065 2506375.045652194 1.84825311764587 2091.51158776691 51.9067457438634 43.0916438855091 89581.4526917581 T 13 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 12:45:40 2021-Feb-24 12:45

Alternate Designations
 1996 VM15 = 2006 QD35 
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