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65453 (2002 VJ68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2065453
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .12133252359671 6.692e-08  
a 2.96423213660918 2.7765e-08 au
q 2.604574370947921 2.0768e-07 au
i 9.589214595442661 6.0059e-06 deg
node 306.2032816688551 3.5207e-05 deg
peri 35.22957907703379 4.1431e-05 deg
M 125.5669531294 2.2795e-05 deg
tp 2457950.311027493953
(2017-Jul-15.81102749)
0.0001181 TDB
period 1864.089430130266
5.10
2.6191e-05
7.171e-08
d
yr
n .1931237816067883 2.7134e-09 deg/d
Q 3.32388990227044 3.1134e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      831  
   data-arc span      7337 days (20.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-01-08  
   last obs. used      2019-02-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51228  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 04:05:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60109 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.05123 au 
 T_jup = 3.233 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO324875  
diameter diameter 5.753 km 0.402 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.70497 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.161   0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

65453 (2002 VJ68)          Discovered 2002-Nov-07 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: 20030614/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2002 VJ68 = 2000 JO71 
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