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6431 (1967 UT)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006431
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05492947977372037 3.4797e-08  
a 2.391301457186333 8.731e-09 au
q 2.259948512160948 8.3347e-08 au
i 3.443854831771557 3.4807e-06 deg
node 96.75154820248656 6.9001e-05 deg
peri 222.8549372020057 7.7535e-05 deg
M 78.28520381654187 3.5353e-05 deg
tp 2458306.784337912393
(2018-Jul-07.28433791)
0.00013281 TDB
period 1350.672070795526
3.70
7.3972e-06
2.025e-08
d
yr
n .2665339779980535 1.4597e-09 deg/d
Q 2.522654402211718 9.2105e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2167  
   data-arc span      18741 days (51.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1967-10-14  
   last obs. used      2019-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47372  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:44:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24708 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.61676 au 
 T_jup = 3.527 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO358693  
diameter diameter 5.210 km 0.147 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.311   0.064 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6431 (1967 UT)          Discovered 1967-Oct-30 by Kohoutek, L. at Bergedorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1967 UT = 1974 VT2 = 1978 VK10 = 1984 JL 
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