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59080 (1998 VU21)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059080
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1287409169126257 5.1037e-08  
a 2.238106571364362 8.1913e-09 au
q 1.949970679218741 1.1483e-07 au
i 4.952180770760863 5.4913e-06 deg
node 8.205832847487418 4.644e-05 deg
peri 19.83286267697108 4.9069e-05 deg
M 170.5706466096012 1.4589e-05 deg
tp 2458421.042797395593
(2018-Oct-29.54279740)
4.9447e-05 TDB
period 1222.980607062109
3.35
6.714e-06
1.838e-08
d
yr
n .2943628034011151 1.616e-09 deg/d
Q 2.526242463509983 9.2459e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      683  
   data-arc span      7772 days (21.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-10-19  
   last obs. used      2020-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51352  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 12:42:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .955061 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.91465 au 
 T_jup = 3.621 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO468492  

59080 (1998 VU21)          Discovered 1998-Nov-10 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1998 VU21 = 2000 GE25 
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