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(1993 KA2)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 3005877
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Orbit Diagram
Note: Make sure you have Java enabled on your browser to see the applet. This applet is provided as a 3D orbit visualization tool. The applet was implemented using 2-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances. For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.

Note: If the applet has stopped working because of a recent Java upgrade, here is a possible workaround.
Orbit Viewer

Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).


Orbital Elements at Epoch 2449129.5 (1993-May-22.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .7742423828981887 0.0010887  
a 2.222964629144649 0.0090215 AU
q .5018511975773076 0.00038363 AU
i 3.182992486992059 0.0048864 deg
node 239.6281308524686 0.00024696 deg
peri 261.3033636738326 0.0030011 deg
M 14.10120290577014 0.097651 deg
tp 2449082.081160994605
(1993-Apr-04.58116099)
0.039714 JED
period 1210.590483380458
3.31
7.3695
0.02018
d
yr
n .2973755410621884 0.0018103 deg/d
Q 3.94407806071199 0.016006 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      14  
   data-arc span      1 day  
   first obs. used      1993-05-21  
   last obs. used      1993-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      8  
   fit RMS      .77587  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-13 00:24:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00024632 AU 
 T_jup = 3.167 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 29.0 mag n/a MPC22414  

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