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26151 Irinokaigan (1994 TT3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026151
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2682663200535733 6.6125e-08  
a 2.440007761571156 1.7624e-08 au
q 1.785435858472306 1.5867e-07 au
i 22.79792044024171 9.6811e-06 deg
node 207.7974993960793 1.3846e-05 deg
peri 128.3850641968716 2.1499e-05 deg
M 300.2016168640703 1.8464e-05 deg
tp 2457831.744908471261
7.3052e-05 JED
period 1392.14745757289
n .2585932963075869 2.8016e-09 deg/d
Q 3.094579664670007 2.2351e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      615  
   data-arc span      10765 days (29.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-27  
   last obs. used      2016-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .526  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:46:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .849799 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.58379 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 MPO365561  

26151 Irinokaigan           Discovered 1994 Oct. 2 by T. Seki at Geisei.
Irino, a beautiful beach ("kaigan") lined with pine groves, is located in Kuroshio, Kochi prefecture. The town's museum, displaying various objects washed up on the beach and brought by the Kuroshio current from faraway places, captivates the visitors with romantic fascination.
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Reference: 20090806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 1994 TT3 = 1986 UB 
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