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9972 Minoruoda (1993 KQ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009972
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .198512388598338 5.8889e-08  
a 2.290530425452547 1.4277e-08 AU
q 1.835831759538795 1.2893e-07 AU
i 9.43013541192159 7.158e-06 deg
node 97.8451225220405 3.1299e-05 deg
peri 125.2265139600035 3.6991e-05 deg
M 91.69748917404604 1.9051e-05 deg
tp 2456677.979393610469
(2014-Jan-20.47939361)
6.7012e-05 JED
period 1266.200627149715
3.47
1.1839e-05
3.241e-08
d
yr
n .2843151332268561 2.6583e-09 deg/d
Q 2.7452290913663 1.7111e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      848  
   data-arc span      20690 days (56.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1958-02-23  
   last obs. used      2014-10-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59398  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:20:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .845815 AU 
 T_jup = 3.555 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO302127  

9972 Minoruoda           Discovered 1993 May 26 by S. Otomo at Kiyosato.
Minoru Oda (1923-2001) was a cosmic-ray physicist, who started to work in x-ray astronomy when he was invited by Rossi to Massachusetts. He invented the "bamboo collimator" to determine more accurate positions of x-ray sources. He was director general of the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science during 1984-1988.
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Reference: 20031110/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-11-12

Alternate Designations
 1993 KQ = 1958 DQ = 1979 HE6 = 1982 BE2 = 1989 AQ9 
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