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20363 Komitov (1998 KU1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020363
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1969787618831829 6.3215e-08  
a 2.645652018517662 2.2231e-08 AU
q 2.124514759536309 1.6665e-07 AU
i 8.692034464908689 9.4098e-06 deg
node 230.1673077856161 3.7396e-05 deg
peri 42.68707127496848 4.3046e-05 deg
M 274.0656694140716 2.0391e-05 deg
tp 2457375.699029110067
(2015-Dec-19.19902911)
8.98e-05 JED
period 1571.800810673236
4.30
1.9811e-05
5.424e-08
d
yr
n .2290366549981638 2.8868e-09 deg/d
Q 3.166789277499015 2.661e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      655  
   data-arc span      8074 days (22.11 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-04  
   last obs. used      2014-01-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51329  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 22:41:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1194 AU 
 T_jup = 3.349 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO253505  

20363 Komitov           Discovered 1998 May 18 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Boris Petrov Komitov (b. 1954), of the Institute of Astronomy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, has studied the physics and chemistry of comets, including 1P/Halley and the collision of D/1993 F2 with Jupiter in 1994. He also works on solar activity cycles and is the leading popularizer of planetary science in Bulgaria.
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Reference: 20080718/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-07-18

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Alternate Designations
 1998 KU1 = 1999 TQ103 
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