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10847 Koch (1995 AV4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010847
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09170732391207068 3.5219e-08  
a 2.979764672191476 1.6037e-08 au
q 2.706498428217067 1.0831e-07 au
i 8.960371114183149 4.5229e-06 deg
node 302.348709714707 2.731e-05 deg
peri 125.3154930070754 3.9139e-05 deg
M 16.56689027937036 2.6888e-05 deg
tp 2458914.041066827956
0.00014032 TDB
period 1878.760311504811
n .1916157147857006 1.5469e-09 deg/d
Q 3.253030916165884 1.7508e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1658  
   data-arc span      16001 days (43.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-06-24  
   last obs. used      2020-04-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50235  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 03:26:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73302 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98877 au 
 T_jup = 3.235 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO452323  
diameter diameter 7.119 km 0.149 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.200   0.024 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

10847 Koch           Discovered 1995 Jan. 5 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
The German physician Robert Koch (1843-1910) is the chief founder of the methodology of modern bacteriology. In 1876, he showed that the anthrax bacillus causes an infectious disease. He discovered the tuberculosis and cholera bacilli and studied malaria and sleeping sickness. He won the Nobel prize for medicine in 1905.
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Reference: 20000124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1995 AV4 = 1998 QS89 
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