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6706 (1988 VD3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006706
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2184903303973554 3.589e-08  
a 2.382508313853455 8.0448e-09 au
q 1.861953285185167 8.6874e-08 au
i 1.795176964111048 4.6892e-06 deg
node 340.0714942976398 0.00010727 deg
peri 42.37731725685456 0.0001077 deg
M 227.2376147035436 1.1742e-05 deg
tp 2459495.861910823450
(2021-Oct-08.36191082)
4.529e-05 TDB
period 1343.229013987907
3.68
6.8033e-06
1.863e-08
d
yr
n .2680108873848678 1.3574e-09 deg/d
Q 2.903063342521742 9.8025e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2026  
   data-arc span      24399 days (66.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-04-15  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47942  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:09:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .865571 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55976 au 
 T_jup = 3.504 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO473859  
diameter diameter 5.070 km 0.084 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 27.021 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.253   0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

6706 (1988 VD3)          Discovered 1988-Nov-11 by Kojima, T. at Chiyoda
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1988 VD3 = 1973 SH2 
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