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295838 (2008 VS6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2295838
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0317899336575132 5.4311e-08  
a 2.323552557296445 1.4048e-08 au
q 2.249686975650246 1.2097e-07 au
i 6.483110203871796 5.4651e-06 deg
node 199.1859505682897 3.8615e-05 deg
peri 312.2572412921928 8.6306e-05 deg
M 108.8309697800892 7.9046e-05 deg
tp 2459005.409581748872
(2020-Jun-04.90958175)
0.00028343 TDB
period 1293.680933422725
3.54
1.1732e-05
3.212e-08
d
yr
n .2782757252574936 2.5236e-09 deg/d
Q 2.397418138942644 1.4494e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      216  
   data-arc span      6648 days (18.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-04-26  
   last obs. used      2021-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56644  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 16:02:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26317 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57602 au 
 T_jup = 3.567 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457452.5 (2016-Mar-05.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03177225727400226 5.4829e-08  
q 2.249743665453164 1.2223e-07 au
tp 2457716.965414575748
(2016-Nov-24.46541458)
0.00027778 TDB
node 199.2065289102997 3.8617e-05 deg
peri 313.8183791553448 8.5354e-05 deg
i 6.482300234261655 5.466e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      216  
   data-arc span      6648 days (18.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-04-26  
   last obs. used      2021-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56644  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 16:02:53  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57602 au 
 T_jup = 3.567 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.006178306891284E-15 -6.667238046873582E-15 5.235538242767625E-12 5.672291045551E-15 1.359516485886635E-12 3.469649962645097E-15
q -6.667238046873582E-15 1.493948463907679E-14 -1.175462482005595E-11 -1.410805589490249E-14 -3.063877703667795E-12 -7.037288888322586E-15
tp 5.235538242767625E-12 -1.175462482005595E-11 7.716086896614579E-8 1.741326250251763E-11 2.115538911623087E-8 -5.493840961783624E-12
node 5.672291045551E-15 -1.410805589490249E-14 1.741326250251763E-11 1.491245192899054E-9 -1.476127378101531E-9 -3.828611220082471E-11
peri 1.359516485886635E-12 -3.063877703667795E-12 2.115538911623087E-8 -1.476127378101531E-9 7.285326497284638E-9 3.632787770178644E-11
i 3.469649962645097E-15 -7.037288888322586E-15 -5.493840961783624E-12 -3.828611220082471E-11 3.632787770178644E-11 2.987764427037579E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.38   n/a MPCxxxxx  

295838 (2008 VS6)          Discovered 2008-Nov-01 by Mt. Lemmon Survey at Mount Lemmon
Reference: 20110912/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2011-09-14

Alternate Designations
 2008 VS6 = 2003 HC24 
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