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79899 (1999 BF6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2079899
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .003285526976918062 2.8421e-08  
a 2.863623900897192 1.368e-08 au
q 2.854215387319047 8.3383e-08 au
i 2.833343032443098 3.4086e-06 deg
node 156.2616402036082 5.825e-05 deg
peri 318.6610960771811 0.00053476 deg
M 274.8989393405362 0.00053332 deg
tp 2459814.912708448261
(2022-Aug-23.41270845)
0.0026231 TDB
period 1769.996447448779
4.85
1.2683e-05
3.472e-08
d
yr
n .2033902387312095 1.4574e-09 deg/d
Q 2.873032414475337 1.3725e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1438  
   data-arc span      8217 days (22.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-01-20  
   last obs. used      2021-07-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49475  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 22:02:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.85733 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08706 au 
 T_jup = 3.299 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO348014  
diameter diameter 5.842 km 0.840 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.214 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.108   0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

79899 (1999 BF6)          Discovered 1999-Jan-20 by ODAS at Caussols
Reference: 20040504/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-07-16

Alternate Designations
 1999 BF6 = 2001 SC17 
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