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268169 (2004 VP72)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2268169
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1502091542813021 5.3863e-08  
a 2.766504781846308 3.2917e-08 au
q 2.350950438249996 1.5063e-07 au
i 3.895874409434382 5.8091e-06 deg
node 246.1689155978089 9.4809e-05 deg
peri 71.49677155895415 9.6845e-05 deg
M 219.6787006861652 1.975e-05 deg
tp 2459655.613669352497
(2022-Mar-17.11366935)
9.505e-05 TDB
period 1680.720760997446
4.60
2.9997e-05
8.213e-08
d
yr
n .2141938199099494 3.8228e-09 deg/d
Q 3.18205912544262 3.7861e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      319  
   data-arc span      7030 days (19.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-10  
   last obs. used      2019-01-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52739  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 02:26:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34121 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1134 au 
 T_jup = 3.319 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457185.5 (2015-Jun-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1490851505245158 5.3921e-08  
q 2.357368858138762 1.5041e-07 au
tp 2457971.242840530561
(2017-Aug-05.74284053)
9.1725e-05 TDB
node 246.403201100432 9.4912e-05 deg
peri 70.47131506630812 9.6973e-05 deg
i 3.891466787762212 5.803e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      319  
   data-arc span      7030 days (19.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-10  
   last obs. used      2019-01-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52739  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 02:26:35  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1134 au 
 T_jup = 3.319 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.907470666037489E-15 -7.968753876543442E-15 2.758949840310279E-13 9.385936855973068E-15 4.150813712688636E-14 -1.507578470542118E-15
q -7.968753876543442E-15 2.262337322489708E-14 -7.504515453050533E-13 -2.12550706911832E-14 -2.059988479187135E-13 4.50240200307163E-15
tp 2.758949840310279E-13 -7.504515453050533E-13 8.413541074253708E-9 3.143384152580801E-11 1.852767011895216E-9 1.263617092868782E-12
node 9.385936855973068E-15 -2.12550706911832E-14 3.143384152580801E-11 9.008239307093144E-9 -8.980573195918301E-9 -4.272221901611496E-11
peri 4.150813712688636E-14 -2.059988479187135E-13 1.852767011895216E-9 -8.980573195918301E-9 9.403745968311724E-9 4.281114078061104E-11
i -1.507578470542118E-15 4.50240200307163E-15 1.263617092868782E-12 -4.272221901611496E-11 4.281114078061104E-11 3.367471361857407E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO427487  

268169 (2004 VP72)          Discovered 2004-Nov-09 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20110319/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

Alternate Designations
 2004 VP72 = 1999 TN168 = 2007 HK31 
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