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266871 (2009 VR3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2266871
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1533404089574001 7.4433e-08  
a 2.578616099691939 2.5493e-08 au
q 2.183210052421042 1.9076e-07 au
i 7.671612244910268 7.1071e-06 deg
node 23.74848284464822 4.4113e-05 deg
peri 221.9577881576574 4.8269e-05 deg
M 354.0552898824224 1.6711e-05 deg
tp 2459025.475065899876
(2020-Jun-24.97506590)
7.004e-05 TDB
period 1512.441068803352
4.14
2.2429e-05
6.141e-08
d
yr
n .2380258030713442 3.5298e-09 deg/d
Q 2.974022146962838 2.9402e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      264  
   data-arc span      7738 days (21.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-04-17  
   last obs. used      2020-06-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52891  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-11 22:22:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.17745 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.06547 au 
 T_jup = 3.397 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457932.5 (2017-Jun-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1530149770179038 7.4478e-08  
q 2.184592166082703 1.9081e-07 au
tp 2457511.591854262475
(2016-May-03.09185426)
8.2579e-05 TDB
node 23.76533963228689 4.4095e-05 deg
peri 221.7072378745023 4.8261e-05 deg
i 7.672528262455399 7.1078e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      264  
   data-arc span      7738 days (21.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-04-17  
   last obs. used      2020-06-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52891  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-11 22:22:59  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.06547 au 
 T_jup = 3.397 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 5.546947447018467E-15 -1.412058928133108E-14 -1.092675869012502E-12 1.057691734250461E-13 -2.639365068673742E-13 -6.981453859116697E-15
q -1.412058928133108E-14 3.640683292484146E-14 1.666844849418344E-12 -2.761786376026936E-13 4.402222586893719E-13 1.698383075874122E-14
tp -1.092675869012502E-12 1.666844849418344E-12 6.81923712151564E-9 2.579593687977716E-12 1.655383323905456E-9 9.974658659997822E-12
node 1.057691734250461E-13 -2.761786376026936E-13 2.579593687977716E-12 1.944395182265927E-9 -1.923724594623102E-9 1.544602925965453E-10
peri -2.639365068673742E-13 4.402222586893719E-13 1.655383323905456E-9 -1.923724594623102E-9 2.329155302546697E-9 -1.507190214683E-10
i -6.981453859116697E-15 1.698383075874122E-14 9.974658659997822E-12 1.544602925965453E-10 -1.507190214683E-10 5.0520399106601E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.2   n/a MPO470834  

266871 (2009 VR3)          Discovered 2009-Nov-08 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20110218/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-02-22

Alternate Designations
 2009 VR3 = 2003 DR14 
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