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43068 (1999 VK159)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2043068
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09116777941668634 5.1856e-08  
a 2.77564072379764 1.8689e-08 au
q 2.522591722550485 1.4613e-07 au
i 3.63526665143987 4.2832e-06 deg
node 265.5954643574885 8.9151e-05 deg
peri 99.5117762381184 9.2748e-05 deg
M 229.7519904419959 2.9122e-05 deg
tp 2459811.599456433173
(2022-Aug-20.09945643)
0.0001397 TDB
period 1689.053100024307
4.62
1.7059e-05
4.67e-08
d
yr
n .2131371713505155 2.1527e-09 deg/d
Q 3.028689725044795 2.0393e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      864  
   data-arc span      10302 days (28.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-03-03  
   last obs. used      2020-05-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53961  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 09:15:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.52224 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.40447 au 
 T_jup = 3.326 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.07   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 5.993 km 0.187 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.059   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

43068 (1999 VK159)          Discovered 1999-Nov-14 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20020624/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1999 VK159 = 1992 ET35 
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