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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 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03178993281876311 5.2871e-08  
a 2.323552557499706 1.374e-08 au
q 2.249686977795925 1.1674e-07 au
i 6.483110005849793 4.9191e-06 deg
node 199.1859511990557 3.7939e-05 deg
peri 312.2572399529508 8.5036e-05 deg
M 108.8309703793906 7.8286e-05 deg
tp 2459005.409579543929
(2020-Jun-04.90957954)
0.00028059 TDB
period 1293.680933592479
3.54
1.1475e-05
3.142e-08
d
yr
n .2782757252209789 2.4683e-09 deg/d
Q 2.397418137203487 1.4177e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      228  
   data-arc span      6679 days (18.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-04-26  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56099  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 04:03:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.26317 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57602 au 
 T_jup = 3.567 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457650.5 (2016-Sep-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0318642151643372 5.3317e-08  
q 2.24965230109476 1.1792e-07 au
tp 2457717.058917491686
(2016-Nov-24.55891749)
0.00027422 TDB
node 199.2049957510772 3.794e-05 deg
peri 313.8507941038496 8.4001e-05 deg
i 6.482326838363573 4.9198e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      228  
   data-arc span      6679 days (18.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-04-26  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56099  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 04:03:33  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57602 au 
 T_jup = 3.567 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.842736438460226E-15 -6.257067891198399E-15 4.715282646107457E-12 5.775082245932295E-15 1.205422681241202E-12 2.9924339200547E-15
q -6.257067891198399E-15 1.390598711148503E-14 -1.045889400144045E-11 -1.41276250424845E-14 -2.679296172209865E-12 -5.935383253039135E-15
tp 4.715282646107457E-12 -1.045889400144045E-11 7.519392337043073E-8 3.324599250064062E-11 2.056247589167361E-8 -1.195012896368288E-11
node 5.775082245932295E-15 -1.41276250424845E-14 3.324599250064062E-11 1.439427486601141E-9 -1.42033640604114E-9 -2.126591771882361E-11
peri 1.205422681241202E-12 -2.679296172209865E-12 2.056247589167361E-8 -1.42033640604114E-9 7.056142838019729E-9 1.762638361312065E-11
i 2.9924339200547E-15 -5.935383253039135E-15 -1.195012896368288E-11 -2.126591771882361E-11 1.762638361312065E-11 2.420444865812124E-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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