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268692 (2006 GZ40)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2268692
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1625581477707282 6.1457e-08  
a 3.121836570184087 6.1545e-08 au
q 2.614356599692039 1.8562e-07 au
i 23.13334077836301 1.0812e-05 deg
node 46.80822771841922 1.965e-05 deg
peri 59.90419193426379 4.1848e-05 deg
M 199.1919155185215 3.3441e-05 deg
tp 2459500.451386701840
(2021-Oct-12.95138670)
0.00018826 TDB
period 2014.715244307123
5.52
5.9579e-05
1.631e-07
d
yr
n .1786853010703291 5.284e-09 deg/d
Q 3.629316540676135 7.155e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      272  
   data-arc span      6775 days (18.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-11-10  
   last obs. used      2017-05-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56209  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-04 10:17:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70266 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98153 au 
 T_jup = 3.072 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO440317  
diameter diameter 6.834 km 0.272 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.060   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

268692 (2006 GZ40)          Discovered 2006-Apr-07 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20110319/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-03-23

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Alternate Designations
 2006 GZ40 = 1998 VC17 
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