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156990 Claerbout (2003 KX18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2156990
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03572860107762635 1.3063e-07  
a 2.677864748183635 3.9651e-08 au
q 2.582188386855944 3.4139e-07 au
i 22.98105221743479 1.0017e-05 deg
node 91.26823562490387 2.6105e-05 deg
peri 301.3429518553531 0.00018249 deg
M 173.7391618637082 0.00017548 deg
tp 2456628.038922693602
(2013-Dec-01.53892269)
0.00078235 JED
period 1600.594735506157
4.38
3.555e-05
9.733e-08
d
yr
n .2249163963957167 4.9955e-09 deg/d
Q 2.773541109511326 4.1068e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      253  
   data-arc span      6662 days (18.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-02-04  
   last obs. used      2015-05-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .68467  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 21:45:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.62979 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4916 au 
 T_jup = 3.263 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1 mag n/a MPO320665  

156990 Claerbout           Discovered 2003 May 28 by J. Dellinger at Needville.
Jon Claerbout (b. 1938) is a prolific contributor to the theory and art of exploration seismology. He was the first to demonstrate a practical method for imaging the Earth's interior using wavefields modeled in a computer. He also pioneered seismic interferometry, a method now used to probe the sun.
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Reference: 20110517/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-06-24

Alternate Designations
 2003 KX18 = 2005 WE152 
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