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59091 (1998 VJ42)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059091
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2185545043110942 3.0723e-08  
a 2.352483598380293 7.8934e-09 au
q 1.838337711636309 7.1386e-08 au
i 2.927777368203509 4.3844e-06 deg
node 39.26476511813372 6.7878e-05 deg
peri 89.16703239722493 6.8779e-05 deg
M 286.2447248447766 1.2058e-05 deg
tp 2459270.509422480961
(2021-Feb-25.00942248)
4.4981e-05 TDB
period 1317.917828773254
3.61
6.6331e-06
1.816e-08
d
yr
n .2731581530656548 1.3748e-09 deg/d
Q 2.866629485124277 9.6185e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      939  
   data-arc span      8604 days (23.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-02-15  
   last obs. used      2019-09-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54794  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 02:27:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .856134 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19779 au 
 T_jup = 3.522 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.8   n/a MPO412563  
diameter diameter 1.479 km 0.199 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 7.19 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Chen, W.-P.; et al. (2019) ArXiv:1901.08719.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.387   0.089 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

59091 (1998 VJ42)          Discovered 1998-Nov-15 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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