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172996 Stooke (2006 KL141)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172996
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0938141901734502 1.2196e-07  
a 2.662978908549344 8.4216e-08 AU
q 2.413153698794809 3.5576e-07 AU
i 3.866464536763186 1.1669e-05 deg
node 49.30057232328455 0.00016539 deg
peri 276.5490015707341 0.00019133 deg
M 229.8508515951558 0.00010628 deg
tp 2457374.337395881880
(2015-Dec-17.83739588)
0.00048658 JED
period 1587.267108923993
4.35
7.5295e-05
2.061e-07
d
yr
n .2268049265155149 1.0759e-08 deg/d
Q 2.912804118303879 9.2116e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      162  
   data-arc span      5670 days (15.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-01  
   last obs. used      2014-03-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58897  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Mar-22 13:30:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40406 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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