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12568 Kuffner (1998 VB5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012568
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05755603733895191 5.2086e-08  
a 3.059533088933761 3.1599e-08 AU
q 2.883438488227331 1.5294e-07 AU
i 1.301136388137428 6.6963e-06 deg
node 37.39132940682048 0.00027474 deg
peri 219.6971345354272 0.00028352 deg
M 156.5253659936495 6.8366e-05 deg
tp 2456150.608695734663
(2012-Aug-11.10869573)
0.00037347 JED
period 1954.704706123701
5.35
3.0283e-05
8.291e-08
d
yr
n .1841710407061443 2.8532e-09 deg/d
Q 3.235627689640192 3.3418e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1049  
   data-arc span      21525 days (58.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-25  
   last obs. used      2014-09-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53505  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:23:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87008 AU 
 T_jup = 3.231 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 36760)  

12568 Kuffner           Discovered 1998 Nov. 11 by K. Korlevic at Visnjan.
Moriz von Kuffner (1854-1939) was a brewer, alpinist and the founder of a private observatory in Vienna. The Kuffner Observatory was a leading scientific institution in the late nineteenth century and is now used for public education. It is serving as host for the May 2006 Meeting on Asteroids and Comets in Europe.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

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Alternate Designations
 1998 VB5 = 1981 QL3 = 1995 DO13 
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