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172996 Stooke (2006 KL141)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172996
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0940127297150351 1.1289e-07  
a 2.663896308763066 5.5712e-08 au
q 2.413456145098445 3.3147e-07 au
i 3.86607906969824 1.0172e-05 deg
node 49.2921688737879 0.0001431 deg
peri 276.2798911696474 0.00015504 deg
M 51.50287551012953 6.2442e-05 deg
tp 2457373.302589343196
(2015-Dec-16.80258934)
0.00027336 JED
period 1588.087403398729
4.35
4.9819e-05
1.364e-07
d
yr
n .2266877750113437 7.1113e-09 deg/d
Q 2.914336472427688 6.095e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      187  
   data-arc span      6270 days (17.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-01  
   last obs. used      2015-11-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54932  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Nov-30 21:40:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4048 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34612 au 
 T_jup = 3.375 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.1 mag n/a MPO251405  

172996 Stooke           Discovered 2006 May 25 by P. A. Wiegert at Mauna Kea.
Philip John Stooke (b. 1952), a geographer at the University of Western Ontario, studies the history of planetary exploration and mapping. He has developed cartographic tools for mapping non-spherical worlds. His reference work, International Atlas of Lunar Exploration, was published in 2007.
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Reference: 20080618/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-06-20

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Alternate Designations
 2006 KL141 = 2003 WU57 = 2007 VY20 
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