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442735 (2012 VC99)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2442735
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .117619651774873 4.1926e-08  
a 2.379274304158169 1.8547e-08 au
q 2.099424889026182 1.0286e-07 au
i 5.887369215527336 5.1603e-06 deg
node 223.5102262006324 5.0171e-05 deg
peri 193.0075687463599 5.6572e-05 deg
M 81.34788421124324 2.5645e-05 deg
tp 2458897.593244385338
(2020-Feb-18.09324439)
9.4829e-05 TDB
period 1340.494999699167
3.67
1.5675e-05
4.292e-08
d
yr
n .2685575105321473 3.1403e-09 deg/d
Q 2.659123719290155 2.0729e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      202  
   data-arc span      5046 days (13.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-05-25  
   last obs. used      2021-03-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55224  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 14:45:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1107 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.65688 au 
 T_jup = 3.523 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458008.5 (2017-Sep-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1167546916927624 4.204e-08  
q 2.101969040996455 1.0297e-07 au
tp 2457554.695495298910
(2016-Jun-15.19549530)
9.4383e-05 TDB
node 223.5262227637735 5.016e-05 deg
peri 192.4902980504704 5.6669e-05 deg
i 5.886378569066014 5.1635e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      202  
   data-arc span      5046 days (13.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      2007-05-25  
   last obs. used      2021-03-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55224  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 14:45:13  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.65688 au 
 T_jup = 3.523 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.767388598163971E-15 -4.274425325461198E-15 -1.163340363547163E-12 -8.584564073302825E-15 -3.102975171441052E-13 -4.426417045991399E-16
q -4.274425325461198E-15 1.060310874860834E-14 2.788822294253239E-12 2.185910270871263E-14 7.682305397014E-13 1.261265085061805E-15
tp -1.163340363547163E-12 2.788822294253239E-12 8.908224991731964E-9 4.657398969924281E-11 2.509658564333498E-9 -2.482663844135131E-12
node -8.584564073302825E-15 2.185910270871263E-14 4.657398969924281E-11 2.515978132770904E-9 -2.489141921636434E-9 -7.250363724084542E-11
peri -3.102975171441052E-13 7.682305397014E-13 2.509658564333498E-9 -2.489141921636434E-9 3.211358943652233E-9 7.147733729565842E-11
i -4.426417045991399E-16 1.261265085061805E-15 -2.482663844135131E-12 -7.250363724084542E-11 7.147733729565842E-11 2.666181198585062E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.56   n/a MPCxxxxx  

442735 (2012 VC99)          Discovered 2008-Sep-05 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: Last Updated: 2015-09-02
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