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46516 (1978 VQ6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046516
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07484994184331346 3.4695e-08  
a 2.926567742236953 1.6158e-08 au
q 2.707514316929999 1.0091e-07 au
i 2.209894359581949 4.4501e-06 deg
node 27.76478553386717 0.00010576 deg
peri 68.06063932705355 0.00011293 deg
M 118.1620593977859 3.6835e-05 deg
tp 2458600.278082954042
(2019-Apr-26.77808295)
0.0001868 TDB
period 1828.674036639156
5.01
1.5144e-05
4.146e-08
d
yr
n .1968639532180536 1.6304e-09 deg/d
Q 3.145621167543906 1.7367e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      938  
   data-arc span      15173 days (41.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-05-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5427  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 09:49:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72507 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97032 au 
 T_jup = 3.273 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.89   n/a MPCxxxxx  

46516 (1978 VQ6)          Discovered 1978-Nov-06 by Helin, E. F., Bus, S. J. at Palomar
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1978 VQ6 = 1978 WC12 = 2000 DD72 
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