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268434 (2005 VG43)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2268434
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1021434822218441 1.3806e-07  
a 2.514042222868609 2.4412e-08 au
q 2.257249195772064 3.4284e-07 au
i 8.577502877655776 5.8979e-06 deg
node 112.0112190932056 8.4746e-05 deg
peri 323.4731798271902 0.00025687 deg
M 241.0829163253251 0.00025056 deg
tp 2459681.449001107372
(2022-Apr-11.94900111)
0.0010119 TDB
period 1455.986264112589
3.99
2.1207e-05
5.806e-08
d
yr
n .2472550798543535 3.6014e-09 deg/d
Q 2.770835249965154 2.6906e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      298  
   data-arc span      6399 days (17.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-09-25  
   last obs. used      2019-04-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64273  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 06:36:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.27868 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43483 au 
 T_jup = 3.437 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457201.5 (2015-Jun-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1040347467482143 1.3591e-07  
q 2.25039946491037 3.3639e-07 au
tp 2456773.071239581566
(2014-Apr-25.57123958)
0.00099173 TDB
node 112.0329185966062 8.4801e-05 deg
peri 323.6160347941861 0.00025077 deg
i 8.577595142505613 5.8842e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      298  
   data-arc span      6399 days (17.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-09-25  
   last obs. used      2019-04-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64273  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 06:36:53  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43483 au 
 T_jup = 3.437 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.847023205457578E-14 -4.562731546291849E-14 -1.292988425210524E-10 -3.643391866946931E-12 -3.098133701494589E-11 -2.925411304574291E-13
q -4.562731546291849E-14 1.131612359201686E-13 3.18607119024216E-10 8.978538183846909E-12 7.636944248207445E-11 7.221928050304434E-13
tp -1.292988425210524E-10 3.18607119024216E-10 9.835281220046014E-7 2.756924051367074E-8 2.359189078800751E-7 2.19030112676587E-9
node -3.643391866946931E-12 8.978538183846909E-12 2.756924051367074E-8 7.191165053861866E-9 2.662630627985974E-10 3.19925568449236E-10
peri -3.098133701494589E-11 7.636944248207445E-11 2.359189078800751E-7 2.662630627985974E-10 6.28846737684948E-8 2.697617635722702E-10
i -2.925411304574291E-13 7.221928050304434E-13 2.19030112676587E-9 3.19925568449236E-10 2.697617635722702E-10 3.462409275709208E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO437234  

268434 (2005 VG43)          Discovered 2005-Nov-05 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20110319/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

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