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16874 Kurtwahl (1998 BK2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016874
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03765290457921712 6.5052e-08  
a 2.28729064340118 1.8952e-08 AU
q 2.201167507060259 1.4922e-07 AU
i 3.181900341794762 7.7404e-06 deg
node 140.452747576256 0.00010511 deg
peri 254.4672147282249 0.00015243 deg
M 338.5216446766563 0.00010939 deg
tp 2456875.883965438990
(2014-Aug-06.38396544)
0.00038411 JED
period 1263.515159773023
3.46
1.5704e-05
4.3e-08
d
yr
n .2849194148684929 3.5412e-09 deg/d
Q 2.373413779742101 1.9666e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      865  
   data-arc span      6170 days (16.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-08-10  
   last obs. used      2013-07-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54026  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 18:31:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20743 AU 
 T_jup = 3.598 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7 mag n/a MPO266045  

16874 Kurtwahl           Discovered 1998 Jan. 20 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Kurt Wahl mentored a finalist in the 2003 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. He teaches at the Troy High School, Fullerton, California.
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Reference: 20030216/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-11-22

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Alternate Designations
 1998 BK2 = 1996 PS5 
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