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277676 (2006 BV237)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2277676
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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 .08849508402603234 4.5034e-08  
a 2.927113606081136 3.2047e-08 au
q 2.668078441557243 1.2762e-07 au
i 6.089589780426872 5.2076e-06 deg
node 101.5841680703643 4.813e-05 deg
peri 230.9595761476829 5.8501e-05 deg
M 110.1164751899892 3.3524e-05 deg
tp 2458440.990332345533
0.00017029 TDB
period 1829.185687319563
n .1968088874167465 3.2321e-09 deg/d
Q 3.186148770605028 3.4883e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      280  
   data-arc span      7821 days (21.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-06-29  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53773  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 20:11:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.66234 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.10968 au 
 T_jup = 3.263 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO455060  

277676 (2006 BV237)          Discovered 2006-Jan-31 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20110517/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-05-20

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Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2042-Feb-17 03:35 00:03 Juno 0.0284062314646964 0.0283894492252173 0.0284230137047276 5.45171133596055 5.45171125740091 2466932.649464602 2.762271750694 836.406598507991 86.852800644094 0.128803742990058 5079.05415577181 T 14 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Dec-04 20:11:20 2019-Dec-04 20:11

Alternate Designations
 2006 BV237 = 2007 GF54 
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