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36774 Kuittinen (2000 RK101)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2036774
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1518074783816197 5.492e-08  
a 2.587778028448001 2.3911e-08 au
q 2.194933971337951 1.417e-07 au
i 13.64094747965323 9.0621e-06 deg
node 250.2072218787829 2.6247e-05 deg
peri 254.937513972502 4.2436e-05 deg
M 116.6339574015561 3.314e-05 deg
tp 2456907.880647129001
(2014-Sep-07.38064713)
0.00013779 JED
period 1520.50887224027
4.16
2.1074e-05
5.77e-08
d
yr
n .2367628407650048 3.2815e-09 deg/d
Q 2.980622085558052 2.7541e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      631  
   data-arc span      6351 days (17.39 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-03-25  
   last obs. used      2015-08-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5208  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 15:30:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25322 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.26114 au 
 T_jup = 3.366 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO296420  

36774 Kuittinen           Discovered 2000 Sept. 5 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Asteroid Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Risto Kuittinen (b. 1946) was Director General of the Finnish Geodetic Institute during 1998--2011. He has devised remote-sensing techniques for snow and hydrology, in particular, for measuring the snow-water equivalent. He is a member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. Name suggested by K. Muinonen and M. Poutanen.
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Reference: 20110615/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-28

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