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85306 (1994 VL8)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085306
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09247471717977958 6.1689e-08  
a 1.943997269758229 7.5002e-09 au
q 1.764226672039073 1.1763e-07 au
i 23.87649203805951 5.3998e-06 deg
node 69.38277337694615 1.232e-05 deg
peri 355.362908069521 2.9799e-05 deg
M 288.0214012432439 2.7576e-05 deg
tp 2459594.444204062995
(2022-Jan-14.94420406)
7.6174e-05 TDB
period 990.0152919549531
2.71
5.7294e-06
1.569e-08
d
yr
n .363630746843434 2.1044e-09 deg/d
Q 2.123767867477385 8.1937e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1093  
   data-arc span      9764 days (26.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-11-07  
   last obs. used      2021-08-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47629  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 22:03:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .778468 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.18526 au 
 T_jup = 3.790 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.32   n/a E2021B10  

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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