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172996 Stooke (2006 KL141)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172996
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09385310183955292 1.131e-07  
a 2.663218674108169 5.8311e-08 AU
q 2.413267340666096 3.3249e-07 AU
i 3.866324873033809 1.0512e-05 deg
node 49.30090267479541 0.00014421 deg
peri 276.4811311591278 0.00015769 deg
M 275.285603262541 6.6958e-05 deg
tp 2457374.062600207400
(2015-Dec-17.56260021)
0.00029955 JED
period 1587.481481942707
4.35
5.2136e-05
1.427e-07
d
yr
n .226774298846903 7.4478e-09 deg/d
Q 2.913170007550243 6.3783e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      183  
   data-arc span      6125 days (16.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-01  
   last obs. used      2015-06-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54003  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 15:27:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40601 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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