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70734 (1999 VS8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2070734
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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 .2114415045110604 3.365e-08  
a 2.578901436776615 1.2898e-08 au
q 2.033614636998831 8.8879e-08 au
i 13.58225785872277 4.6261e-06 deg
node 120.4500371356298 1.6782e-05 deg
peri 277.92637340 2.1496e-05 deg
M 358.210641429718 1.5602e-05 deg
tp 2459008.018746110495
(2020-Jun-07.51874611)
6.559e-05 TDB
period 1512.692114779294
4.14
1.1349e-05
3.107e-08
d
yr
n .237986300373176 1.7854e-09 deg/d
Q 3.124188236554398 1.5626e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      734  
   data-arc span      10519 days (28.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-01-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56817  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:59:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09342 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4248 au 
 T_jup = 3.355 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456862.5 (2014-Jul-24.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2130409968776575 3.3937e-08  
q 2.029251736797314 8.9893e-08 au
tp 2457491.179073944926
(2016-Apr-12.67907394)
5.8485e-05 TDB
node 120.6638159374083 1.6819e-05 deg
peri 277.09132744244 2.1377e-05 deg
i 13.56750656066036 4.6235e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      734  
   data-arc span      10519 days (28.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-01-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56817  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:59:25  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4248 au 
 T_jup = 3.355 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.151706952743081E-15 -3.031027349670136E-15 -5.612568396612586E-13 1.032852001780284E-14 -1.110662823254975E-13 9.737003667239296E-16
q -3.031027349670136E-15 8.08069981471136E-15 1.744469894441456E-12 -2.990279352620987E-14 3.430371354044259E-13 -1.594463823982101E-15
tp -5.612568396612586E-13 1.744469894441456E-12 3.4204618530431E-9 -3.751029778070104E-11 7.852618055289823E-10 6.093675867674689E-12
node 1.032852001780284E-14 -2.990279352620987E-14 -3.751029778070104E-11 2.828655767333138E-10 -2.824108590802663E-10 1.163435098273179E-11
peri -1.110662823254975E-13 3.430371354044259E-13 7.852618055289823E-10 -2.824108590802663E-10 4.569581855520035E-10 -1.008258101975793E-11
i 9.737003667239296E-16 -1.594463823982101E-15 6.093675867674689E-12 1.163435098273179E-11 -1.008258101975793E-11 2.137676501674962E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO432260  
diameter diameter 3.374 km 0.598 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.118   0.052 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

70734 (1999 VS8)          Discovered 1999-Nov-08 by Juels, C. W. at Fountain Hills
Reference: 20031109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
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