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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 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06052895340837358 6.2661e-08  
a 2.813271816089209 3.4161e-08 AU
q 2.642987417408054 1.8793e-07 AU
i .9636351558906814 6.3569e-06 deg
node 338.5265402240361 0.00034428 deg
peri 328.3931971008123 0.00034876 deg
M 56.79242308555673 6.0218e-05 deg
tp 2456728.603343133362
(2014-Mar-12.10334313)
0.00028794 JED
period 1723.518581422929
4.72
3.1393e-05
8.595e-08
d
yr
n .2088750326688011 3.8045e-09 deg/d
Q 2.983556214770362 3.6229e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      907  
   data-arc span      7824 days (21.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-27  
   last obs. used      2014-06-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54597  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:38:50  

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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