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325973 Cardinal (2010 VJ159)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2325973
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2076474207085321 7.1811e-08  
a 2.768118034456961 1.972e-08 au
q 2.193325464385201 1.9839e-07 au
i 7.866771948281869 7.6449e-06 deg
node 211.0129230424005 3.6036e-05 deg
peri 191.9110219643883 4.1319e-05 deg
M 120.2878991491478 1.6055e-05 deg
tp 2458834.424347631872
(2019-Dec-16.92434763)
7.4887e-05 TDB
period 1682.191112188526
4.61
1.7975e-05
4.921e-08
d
yr
n .2140065997207898 2.2868e-09 deg/d
Q 3.34291060452872 2.3814e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      244  
   data-arc span      8927 days (24.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-11-07  
   last obs. used      2021-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54052  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 06:13:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20196 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.07417 au 
 T_jup = 3.293 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.73   n/a MPCxxxxx  

325973 Cardinal           Discovered 2006 Dec. 13 by D. D. Balam at Mauna Kea.
Robert Damian Cardinal (b. 1969) is a research associate at the University of Calgary, a prolific observer at the Rothney Astrophysical Observatory and a member of the science team of the Near-Earth Space Surveillance mission.
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Reference: 20120831/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-09-04

Alternate Designations
 2010 VJ159 = 2006 XR67 
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