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268566 (2006 BT59)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2268566
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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 .05425195782761415 7.2872e-08  
a 2.819173843639629 3.0099e-08 au
q 2.666228143165779 1.9556e-07 au
i 4.746230007225902 7.3409e-06 deg
node 330.0711021247294 5.1561e-05 deg
peri 35.9441013750353 6.8961e-05 deg
M 134.0083867239537 4.5111e-05 deg
tp 2458356.907920011677
(2018-Aug-26.40792001)
0.00021515 TDB
period 1728.945138881982
4.73
2.7688e-05
7.581e-08
d
yr
n .2082194465885674 3.3345e-09 deg/d
Q 2.972119544113479 3.1731e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      305  
   data-arc span      7419 days (20.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48635  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-25 13:04:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.66526 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30467 au 
 T_jup = 3.311 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457175.5 (2015-Jun-02.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05228578933706108 7.3081e-08  
q 2.67297504818519 1.9549e-07 au
tp 2456618.295005670574
(2013-Nov-21.79500567)
0.00021985 TDB
node 330.1491933674155 5.1435e-05 deg
peri 34.13959461357717 6.9714e-05 deg
i 4.752724518654684 7.3437e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      305  
   data-arc span      7419 days (20.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48635  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-25 13:04:59  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.30467 au 
 T_jup = 3.311 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 5.340805384193054E-15 -1.41577469600595E-14 -6.237199126670691E-12 1.52684838859378E-14 -1.360047106723562E-12 3.38628921219261E-15
q -1.41577469600595E-14 3.821458565450158E-14 1.76419735802962E-11 -3.95988817477829E-14 3.881736151320478E-12 -8.609564084519214E-15
tp -6.237199126670691E-12 1.76419735802962E-11 4.833605176212827E-8 -5.509702732052522E-11 1.035355085635858E-8 -8.196885571936946E-12
node 1.52684838859378E-14 -3.95988817477829E-14 -5.509702732052522E-11 2.645552522837841E-9 -2.647796053667538E-9 8.570959084260249E-11
peri -1.360047106723562E-12 3.881736151320478E-12 1.035355085635858E-8 -2.647796053667538E-9 4.860092434581461E-9 -8.70991160810909E-11
i 3.38628921219261E-15 -8.609564084519214E-15 -8.196885571936946E-12 8.570959084260249E-11 -8.70991160810909E-11 5.392920825613086E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO470850  

268566 (2006 BT59)          Discovered 2006-Jan-25 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20110319/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

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