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4142 Dersu-Uzala (1981 KE)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004142
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1512484688734465 9.1108e-08  
a 1.911538710711087 1.1394e-08 AU
q 1.622421407523713 1.7452e-07 AU
i 26.49361041631776 1.526e-05 deg
node 60.68036890951081 2.4445e-05 deg
peri 55.36635603337188 6.5859e-05 deg
M 344.3766460954574 5.7302e-05 deg
tp 2457042.393326145450
(2015-Jan-19.89332615)
0.00015381 JED
period 965.3239313728127
2.64
8.6308e-06
2.363e-08
d
yr
n .3729318090022222 3.3343e-09 deg/d
Q 2.200656013898461 1.3117e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      479  
   data-arc span      16369 days (44.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1970-01-04  
   last obs. used      2014-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56833  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 12:55:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .704959 AU 
 T_jup = 3.795 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO223189  
rotation period rot_per 140. h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D.; Stephens, R.D.; Harris, A.W.; Pravec, P. (2009) Minor Planet Bul. 36, 176-178.]
SMASSII spectral type spec_B A   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

4142 Dersu-Uzala (1981 KE)          Discovered 1981-May-28 by Vavrova, Z. at Klet
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1981 KE = 1970 AB = 1982 VB 
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