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85306 (1994 VL8)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085306
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09288283372375701 6.2814e-08  
a 1.943609123938309 8.6896e-09 au
q 1.76308120085557 1.1985e-07 au
i 23.88400218565857 6.01e-06 deg
node 69.40257767058007 1.3178e-05 deg
peri 355.3586505430085 3.283e-05 deg
M 144.0134289820753 2.8586e-05 deg
tp 2458604.575560196610
(2019-May-01.07556020)
7.8423e-05 TDB
period 989.718801480387
2.71
6.6373e-06
1.817e-08
d
yr
n .3637396798580814 2.4393e-09 deg/d
Q 2.124137047021048 9.4967e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      849  
   data-arc span      9220 days (25.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-11-07  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51617  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 20:29:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .77758 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.18363 au 
 T_jup = 3.790 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO395763  

85306 (1994 VL8)          Discovered 1994-Nov-07 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar
Reference: 20040830/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06

Alternate Designations
 1994 VL8 = 2001 ES17 
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