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7454 Kevinrighter (1981 EW20)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007454
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1447715463007237 4.974e-08  
a 3.162670818156406 3.2846e-08 AU
q 2.704806073371729 1.6623e-07 AU
i .8992727937600962 6.2107e-06 deg
node 14.04895628456314 0.00031148 deg
peri 308.4808692783849 0.00031214 deg
M 217.0820665154566 2.228e-05 deg
tp 2457816.074504788646
(2017-Mar-03.57450479)
0.0001311 JED
period 2054.373545470178
5.62
3.2003e-05
8.762e-08
d
yr
n .1752359013743082 2.7298e-09 deg/d
Q 3.620535562941085 3.7601e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1131  
   data-arc span      13318 days (36.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-30  
   last obs. used      2015-05-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54557  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 15:58:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.69325 AU 
 T_jup = 3.188 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO256919  
rotation period rot_per 4.01 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-May); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Clark, M. (2014) Minor Planet Bul. 41, 178-183.]

7454 Kevinrighter           Discovered 1981 Mar. 2 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
Kevin Righter (b. 1965) is curator of Antarctic meteorites at NASA's Johnson Space Center. His research focuses on the chemical processes occurring during early planetary differentiation.
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Reference: 20060809/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-08

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Alternate Designations
 1981 EW20 = 1989 VU5 
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