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12771 Kimshin (1994 GA1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012771
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .163855052858273 5.2892e-08  
a 2.241163098654907 1.581e-08 AU
q 1.873937200660796 1.2333e-07 AU
i 4.817373616659924 5.7176e-06 deg
node 85.691813026 7.2538e-05 deg
peri 207.3586881088737 7.5928e-05 deg
M 343.3919779591733 2.4258e-05 deg
tp 2457057.035863956139
(2015-Feb-03.53586396)
8.2773e-05 JED
period 1225.486754182851
3.36
1.2967e-05
3.55e-08
d
yr
n .2937608250527736 3.1084e-09 deg/d
Q 2.608388996649018 1.84e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      979  
   data-arc span      14670 days (40.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-04-25  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51706  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:21:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .860545 AU 
 T_jup = 3.612 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 37057)  

12771 Kimshin           Discovered 1994 Apr. 5 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
Japanese synthesizer performer Kim Shin (b. 1955) played a requiem melody at the memorial ceremony for the crew of the space shuttle Columbia in 2003. In October 2000 his compact disk Everlasting Space traveled into space with the shuttle Discovery.
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Reference: 20080321/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-26

Alternate Designations
 1994 GA1 = 1974 HD3 = 1995 WH6 
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