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17046 Kenway (1999 FM33)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017046
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1651369009771115 4.8128e-08  
a 3.147090970879109 3.3635e-08 au
q 2.627390120855084 1.5795e-07 au
i .5101078696205563 5.889e-06 deg
node 217.4100582471635 0.0006273 deg
peri 37.5194224611908 0.00062773 deg
M 321.1691423917684 2.5498e-05 deg
tp 2457620.456527065207
0.00014637 JED
period 2039.211972662914
n .1765387830328852 2.8301e-09 deg/d
Q 3.666791820903135 3.9189e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      902  
   data-arc span      8983 days (24.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-25  
   last obs. used      2015-05-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5643  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:28:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61147 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.3812 au 
 T_jup = 3.187 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO253482  

17046 Kenway           Discovered 1999 Mar. 19 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Gaetan Kristian Kenway (b. 1986) was awarded second place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his engineering project. He attends the Marystown Central High School, Marystown, Newfoundland, Canada.
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Reference: 20040614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-11

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Alternate Designations
 1999 FM33 = 1998 BS19 
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