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16874 Kurtwahl (1998 BK2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016874
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03763037738890048 5.6889e-08  
a 2.287267212734256 1.4829e-08 AU
q 2.201196484329808 1.2833e-07 AU
i 3.181920530669128 6.3368e-06 deg
node 140.4531196168815 9.3948e-05 deg
peri 254.5988241871972 0.00013264 deg
M 35.38373408623951 9.0462e-05 deg
tp 2456876.313340395359
(2014-Aug-06.81334040)
0.00031762 JED
period 1263.495744929223
3.46
1.2288e-05
3.364e-08
d
yr
n .2849237929330472 2.7709e-09 deg/d
Q 2.373337941138705 1.5387e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      982  
   data-arc span      6744 days (18.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-08-10  
   last obs. used      2015-01-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50734  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:47:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20869 AU 
 T_jup = 3.598 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8 mag n/a MPO324465  

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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