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97122 (1999 VM98)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2097122
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09637045571975059 3.81e-08  
a 2.936856585859238 2.1705e-08 au
q 2.653830378296433 1.0802e-07 au
i .806846415744811 4.3126e-06 deg
node 272.192755705523 0.00034074 deg
peri 30.47269843296283 0.00034194 deg
M 122.3462513753123 2.912e-05 deg
tp 2458375.743616223987
(2018-Sep-14.24361622)
0.00014869 TDB
period 1838.326026593313
5.03
2.0379e-05
5.579e-08
d
yr
n .1958303341149625 2.1709e-09 deg/d
Q 3.219882793422044 2.3796e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      622  
   data-arc span      10604 days (29.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-01-14  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57077  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 17:29:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.63848 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.966 au 
 T_jup = 3.267 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456861.5 (2014-Jul-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09951387756056862 3.8219e-08  
q 2.642743106124786 1.0881e-07 au
tp 2456537.198941636615
(2013-Sep-01.69894164)
0.00014534 TDB
node 272.7247263160806 0.00034188 deg
peri 29.75316001859703 0.000343 deg
i .8058846356145728 4.3023e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      622  
   data-arc span      10604 days (29.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-01-14  
   last obs. used      2020-01-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57077  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 17:29:39  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.966 au 
 T_jup = 3.267 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.460665354040321E-15 -4.096315459281748E-15 4.827234238630765E-13 -4.414777256041223E-15 6.54410620997104E-14 5.477636464779701E-17
q -4.096315459281748E-15 1.18398128679956E-14 -1.865492981932596E-12 1.009347387859145E-14 -2.641657992697031E-13 8.298569606621964E-20
tp 4.827234238630765E-13 -1.865492981932596E-12 2.112279440950168E-8 -6.438998100634382E-11 4.05240483881324E-9 -1.584428774154331E-13
node -4.414777256041223E-15 1.009347387859145E-14 -6.438998100634382E-11 1.168849111274454E-7 -1.168852321976739E-7 -3.230179675641855E-10
peri 6.54410620997104E-14 -2.641657992697031E-13 4.05240483881324E-9 -1.168852321976739E-7 1.176497889566417E-7 3.2294986020039E-10
i 5.477636464779701E-17 8.298569606621964E-20 -1.584428774154331E-13 -3.230179675641855E-10 3.2294986020039E-10 1.850947386094526E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2   n/a MPO453419  

97122 (1999 VM98)          Discovered 1999-Nov-09 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20050224/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-02-28

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Alternate Designations
 1999 VM98 = 1997 GR17 
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