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16952 Peteschultz (1998 KX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016952
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08308384594815678 5.6366e-08  
a 3.100768042045992 3.5392e-08 AU
q 2.843144307719675 1.7466e-07 AU
i 4.0670507767128 5.9684e-06 deg
node 137.0371574086698 9.374e-05 deg
peri 321.5949814717023 0.00010519 deg
M 103.2489103128568 4.5041e-05 deg
tp 2456228.514101582007
(2012-Oct-28.01410158)
0.00024793 JED
period 1994.354447001233
5.46
3.4146e-05
9.349e-08
d
yr
n .1805095380820124 3.0905e-09 deg/d
Q 3.358391776372309 3.8333e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1041  
   data-arc span      7178 days (19.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-08-13  
   last obs. used      2014-04-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52304  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:09:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.86096 AU 
 T_jup = 3.213 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2 mag n/a MPO263498  

16952 Peteschultz           Discovered 1998 May 22 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Peter H. Schultz (b. 1944), a geologist at Brown University, has studied cratering phenomena experimentally and in the field. He has played a major role in defining and developing the Deep Impact mission, particularly through his cratering experiments at the NASA Ames Vertical Gun Range.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 1998 KX3 = 1997 CR8 
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