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59080 (1998 VU21)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059080
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1286041869290665 4.572e-08  
a 2.239002162150685 7.5793e-09 au
q 1.951057109554874 1.035e-07 au
i 4.952136168098459 4.9785e-06 deg
node 8.191848290539562 4.0972e-05 deg
peri 19.62863131126327 4.3178e-05 deg
M 287.3482984636576 1.3578e-05 deg
tp 2459643.458219693453
(2022-Mar-04.95821969)
4.6501e-05 TDB
period 1223.71475422596
3.35
6.2136e-06
1.701e-08
d
yr
n .2941862053691687 1.4938e-09 deg/d
Q 2.526947214746496 8.554e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      785  
   data-arc span      8280 days (22.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-10-19  
   last obs. used      2021-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5066  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 22:12:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .955343 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.91655 au 
 T_jup = 3.620 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.02   n/a E2021B10  

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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