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172996 Stooke (2006 KL141)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172996
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0939705151452626 1.1295e-07  
a 2.66391581182266 5.5486e-08 au
q 2.413586270682075 3.3148e-07 au
i 3.86594316063159 1.0171e-05 deg
node 49.2947481046992 0.00014311 deg
peri 276.3339065090921 0.00015505 deg
M 6.119856361168996 6.2026e-05 deg
tp 2457373.502851307207
(2015-Dec-17.00285131)
0.00027338 JED
period 1588.104843615821
4.35
4.9617e-05
1.358e-07
d
yr
n .2266852855762007 7.0823e-09 deg/d
Q 2.914245352963245 6.07e-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 = 1.40357 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34512 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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