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6235 Burney (1987 VB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006235
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1422368387432908 3.1581e-08  
a 2.241891913463056 6.9053e-09 au
q 1.923012294887924 7.229e-08 au
i 2.915499809762605 3.3664e-06 deg
node 283.50330593 7.453e-05 deg
peri 129.4898939533862 7.5788e-05 deg
M 118.1778720856427 1.3497e-05 deg
tp 2458198.010924022863
(2018-Mar-20.51092402)
4.5496e-05 TDB
period 1226.084585841621
3.36
5.6647e-06
1.551e-08
d
yr
n .2936175889960195 1.3566e-09 deg/d
Q 2.560771532038189 7.8875e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2272  
   data-arc span      25047 days (68.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-13  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44347  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 01:16:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .935334 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76833 au 
 T_jup = 3.619 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO337307  
diameter diameter 4.083 km 0.156 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 15.515 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pray, D. (2005) Minor Planet Bull. 32, 48-51.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.351   0.051 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6235 Burney           Discovered 1987 Nov. 14 by S. Ueda and H. Kaneda at Kushiro.
As an 11-year-old living in Oxford, England, Venetia Phair (née Burney, b. 1919) suggested the name Pluto for the "ninth planet" and first transneptunian object.
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Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

Alternate Designations
 1987 VB = 1950 TX2 = 1984 YM5 = 1984 YO6 
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