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66163 (1998 VB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2066163
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2400742012697841 3.2075e-08  
a 2.299284871058627 8.0885e-09 au
q 1.747285892147529 7.4806e-08 au
i 1.679854975311154 4.4163e-06 deg
node 316.3231901841994 0.00012871 deg
peri 85.30463751399486 0.0001291 deg
M 74.87828926094978 1.0778e-05 deg
tp 2458735.624974057176
(2019-Sep-09.12497406)
3.7428e-05 TDB
period 1273.466718865675
3.49
6.7197e-06
1.84e-08
d
yr
n .2826929001494956 1.4917e-09 deg/d
Q 2.851283849969725 1.003e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      838  
   data-arc span      7728 days (21.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-11-07  
   last obs. used      2020-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54435  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 10:46:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .756706 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56725 au 
 T_jup = 3.553 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO453057  

66163 (1998 VB)          Discovered 1998-Nov-07 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20030910/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1998 VB = 2001 OS66 
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