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22736 Kamitaki (1998 SM137)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2022736
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07881721075874197 6.3799e-08  
a 2.331269048150991 1.7917e-08 au
q 2.147524924247543 1.4639e-07 au
i 5.618345950790174 6.2905e-06 deg
node 89.48989064388232 7.2169e-05 deg
peri 37.1299053384089 8.7317e-05 deg
M 262.4273969367875 4.6268e-05 deg
tp 2457952.880943417649
0.00016663 JED
period 1300.130729813256
n .276895231952335 3.1921e-09 deg/d
Q 2.51501317205444 1.9329e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      840  
   data-arc span      13732 days (37.60 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-12-07  
   last obs. used      2015-07-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53452  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 20:11:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16465 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52837 au 
 T_jup = 3.560 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO299125  

22736 Kamitaki           Discovered 1998 Sept. 26 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Nolan M.K. Kamitaki (b. 1992) is a finalist in the 2006 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for his environmental sciences project. He attends the Waiakea Intermediate School, Hilo, Hawaii.
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Reference: 20061009/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-10-14

Alternate Designations
 1998 SM137 = 1977 XU2 = 1989 AP9 
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