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16874 Kurtwahl (1998 BK2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016874
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03843629739617777 5.4138e-08  
a 2.287254872139222 1.2681e-08 au
q 2.199341263652822 1.2336e-07 au
i 3.182241126940985 5.4135e-06 deg
node 140.4488584759776 9.0268e-05 deg
peri 255.2303491207231 0.00011572 deg
M 205.6139717228779 7.207e-05 deg
tp 2458142.345864260014
(2018-Jan-23.84586426)
0.0002537 JED
period 1263.485519450408
3.46
1.0507e-05
2.877e-08
d
yr
n .2849260988417129 2.3695e-09 deg/d
Q 2.375168480625622 1.3168e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1187  
   data-arc span      7190 days (19.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-08-10  
   last obs. used      2016-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50839  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:26:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20589 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74908 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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