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70924 (1999 VC205)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2070924
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03802937110438099 5.6587e-08  
a 2.700184903455054 1.9296e-08 au
q 2.597498569711115 1.5112e-07 au
i 1.460488001813334 6.5305e-06 deg
node 203.1705565701421 0.00017057 deg
peri 212.5824161515871 0.00018553 deg
M 235.522277694554 7.6802e-05 deg
tp 2459560.873792865376
(2021-Dec-12.37379287)
0.00034815 TDB
period 1620.647949650902
4.44
1.7372e-05
4.756e-08
d
yr
n .2221333757757484 2.3811e-09 deg/d
Q 2.802871237198994 2.0029e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      413  
   data-arc span      9931 days (27.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-03-02  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50476  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 16:17:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60872 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.32083 au 
 T_jup = 3.366 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO432262  
rotation period rot_per 3.93 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]

70924 (1999 VC205)          Discovered 1999-Nov-10 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: 20031109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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