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16874 Kurtwahl (1998 BK2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016874
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03811500283580675 5.6501e-08  
a 2.287952593367652 1.4844e-08 au
q 2.200747273783253 1.2723e-07 au
i 3.182257610008411 6.1917e-06 deg
node 140.4505232644094 9.2778e-05 deg
peri 255.2741679006639 0.00013054 deg
M 148.5954473771318 8.824e-05 deg
tp 2456878.738581315435
(2014-Aug-09.23858132)
0.00031056 JED
period 1264.063698060176
3.46
1.2302e-05
3.368e-08
d
yr
n .2847957745740612 2.7716e-09 deg/d
Q 2.375157912952052 1.541e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1070  
   data-arc span      6792 days (18.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-08-10  
   last obs. used      2015-03-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5067  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:56:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20706 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74771 au 
 T_jup = 3.597 
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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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