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6871 Verlaine (1993 BE8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006871
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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 .04715973937047858 3.1637e-08  
a 2.19666631783238 5.96e-09 au
q 2.093072106799496 7.0211e-08 au
i 3.775350229585483 4.0253e-06 deg
node 186.1210593482283 4.3924e-05 deg
peri 207.7128679250358 5.9081e-05 deg
M 238.7661692088455 3.9503e-05 deg
tp 2459400.966222162869
(2021-Jul-05.46622216)
0.00013078 TDB
period 1189.171694384434
3.26
4.8397e-06
1.325e-08
d
yr
n .3027317263772844 1.2321e-09 deg/d
Q 2.300260528865264 6.2411e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1851  
   data-arc span      15923 days (43.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-10-03  
   last obs. used      2019-05-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52286  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 01:23:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09883 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.85253 au 
 T_jup = 3.664 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO473861  
diameter diameter 2.711 km 0.467 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.289   0.142 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6871 Verlaine (1993 BE8)          Discovered 1993-Jan-23 by Elst, E. W. at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1993 BE8 = 1975 TB2 = 1977 EK8 = 1990 GU = 1991 OX = 1991 PN21 
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