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79794 (1998 VN6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079794
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2608278140750173 4.6711e-08  
a 2.623694443511142 1.3113e-08 au
q 1.939361957009362 1.2749e-07 au
i 11.46147935673083 6.2843e-06 deg
node 29.49407377843911 1.8042e-05 deg
peri 55.34357747782555 2.1723e-05 deg
M 4.685584161779659 1.1033e-05 deg
tp 2458980.296363208386
(2020-May-10.79636321)
4.7495e-05 TDB
period 1552.273738738803
4.25
1.1637e-05
3.186e-08
d
yr
n .2319178576663251 1.7387e-09 deg/d
Q 3.308026930012922 1.6533e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      810  
   data-arc span      8076 days (22.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-19  
   last obs. used      2020-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57732  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:22:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .979689 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08255 au 
 T_jup = 3.327 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO453220  
diameter diameter 5.109 km 0.861 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.056   0.019 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

79794 (1998 VN6)          Discovered 1998-Nov-11 by Shimizu, Y., Urata, T. at Nachi-Katsuura
Reference: 20040504/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-16
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