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73670 Kurthopf (1982 QP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2073670
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1953555315928187 1.5138e-07  
a 2.479170525295147 3.732e-08 AU
q 1.994850849416866 3.938e-07 AU
i 11.47555221104423 1.2218e-05 deg
node 301.51450397957 3.7714e-05 deg
peri 18.90712169668537 4.4268e-05 deg
M 63.48635370302301 1.8631e-05 deg
tp 2456549.059107002618
(2013-Sep-13.55910700)
7.5239e-05 JED
period 1425.798084143986
3.90
3.2195e-05
8.815e-08
d
yr
n .2524901695432809 5.7013e-09 deg/d
Q 2.963490201173429 4.4611e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      419  
   data-arc span      11393 days (31.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-08-19  
   last obs. used      2013-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58743  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 13:42:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .983811 AU 
 T_jup = 3.426 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a MPO267932  

73670 Kurthopf           Discovered 1982 Aug. 19 by C. S. and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Kurt Hopf (b. 1952) is a head teacher of the primary school in Hof, Germany. With enthusiasm and expertise he directed the Public Observatory Hof from 1976 until 2003 and has published astronomical articles and educational material for children. The name was suggested by G. and D. Heinlein.
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Reference: 20081113/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 1982 QP = 2000 AJ164 
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