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66906 (1999 VG162)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2066906
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1105640312360408 5.275e-08  
a 2.777261642865507 1.8286e-08 au
q 2.470196399833067 1.4874e-07 au
i 2.656677477068342 5.4913e-06 deg
node 296.5113299864949 0.00011716 deg
peri 73.12354538200809 0.00011956 deg
M 187.438103662042 2.3433e-05 deg
tp 2459810.837663727831
(2022-Aug-19.33766373)
0.00011213 TDB
period 1690.532876219036
4.63
1.6696e-05
4.571e-08
d
yr
n .2129506057315836 2.1032e-09 deg/d
Q 3.084326885897946 2.0308e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      617  
   data-arc span      8863 days (24.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-09-29  
   last obs. used      2019-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58779  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 08:25:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.47108 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.39006 au 
 T_jup = 3.324 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO432222  

66906 (1999 VG162)          Discovered 1999-Nov-14 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20030910/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1999 VG162 = 2001 DG104 
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