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452738 (2006 BT63)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2452738
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1920018815323989 7.2238e-08  
a 3.1047252763209 5.2145e-08 au
q 2.50861218162609 2.328e-07 au
i 8.672836313058392 6.4262e-06 deg
node 133.7668708462732 5.0412e-05 deg
peri 260.0260184864537 5.3936e-05 deg
M 299.4746270846256 1.9566e-05 deg
tp 2459336.444987941324
(2021-May-01.94498794)
0.00011308 TDB
period 1998.173490446281
5.47
5.034e-05
1.378e-07
d
yr
n .1801645361232352 4.5389e-09 deg/d
Q 3.70083837101571 6.2157e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      115  
   data-arc span      7642 days (20.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-07-27  
   last obs. used      2019-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5985  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 07:57:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53279 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.83274 au 
 T_jup = 3.175 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457421.5 (2016-Feb-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1980392923541089 7.3795e-08  
q 2.484558008585383 2.4005e-07 au
tp 2457333.629581280746
(2015-Nov-07.12958128)
8.5362e-05 TDB
node 134.2839612785293 5.0752e-05 deg
peri 258.6569410720301 5.3669e-05 deg
i 8.651039239306463 6.4188e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      115  
   data-arc span      7642 days (20.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-07-27  
   last obs. used      2019-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5985  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 07:57:18  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.83274 au 
 T_jup = 3.175 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 5.445644023774708E-15 -1.746836709734973E-14 -1.369241217959688E-12 4.950533298884878E-14 -4.471420132259836E-13 -2.067648112203788E-14
q -1.746836709734973E-14 5.762477311354669E-14 4.900035464703677E-12 -1.604258625599303E-13 1.539844051337249E-12 6.948293838741242E-14
tp -1.369241217959688E-12 4.900035464703677E-12 7.28671602988012E-9 1.172650884314181E-11 1.562194180498787E-9 9.853528272485249E-12
node 4.950533298884878E-14 -1.604258625599303E-13 1.172650884314181E-11 2.575754681154523E-9 -2.544913909964322E-9 4.5479003489992E-11
peri -4.471420132259836E-13 1.539844051337249E-12 1.562194180498787E-9 -2.544913909964322E-9 2.880401164791758E-9 -4.249462152681926E-11
i -2.067648112203788E-14 6.948293838741242E-14 9.853528272485249E-12 4.5479003489992E-11 -4.249462152681926E-11 4.120063341865022E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.3   n/a MPO477166  

452738 (2006 BT63)          Discovered 2006-Jan-10 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: Last Updated: 2016-01-04

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Alternate Designations
 2006 BT63 = 2015 VA4 
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