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17521 Kiek (1993 BR4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017521
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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 .06052897744298405 5.8251e-08  
a 2.81327179603578 2.8192e-08 AU
q 2.642987330952547 1.6856e-07 AU
i .9636344274484832 6.2856e-06 deg
node 338.5266541391506 0.00030458 deg
peri 328.3930610385758 0.000309 deg
M 56.79245272611766 5.3109e-05 deg
tp 2456728.603204134829
(2014-Mar-12.10320413)
0.00025533 JED
period 1723.518562994676
4.72
2.5907e-05
7.093e-08
d
yr
n .2088750349021405 3.1398e-09 deg/d
Q 2.983556261119013 2.9899e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      950  
   data-arc span      7916 days (21.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-27  
   last obs. used      2014-09-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53901  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:35:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.62913 AU 
 T_jup = 3.317 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO263503  

17521 Kiek           Discovered 1993 Jan. 27 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
Israël David Kiek (1811-1899) was a famous photographer in Leiden. The Dutch phrase een kiekje maken is still widely used to mean "to take a snapshot".
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20080819/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-08-25

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Alternate Designations
 1993 BR4 = 1998 FG13 
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