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108506 (2001 KU68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2108506
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1421153602100126 7.3863e-08  
a 2.53775066494426 1.4356e-08 au
q 2.177097315072507 1.9314e-07 au
i 3.44713860698066 7.5411e-06 deg
node 189.5825735018938 6.2457e-05 deg
peri 42.48078127244303 6.6985e-05 deg
M 256.5195099110294 2.3648e-05 deg
tp 2459424.951261188307
(2021-Jul-29.45126119)
9.9061e-05 TDB
period 1476.630559986851
4.04
1.253e-05
3.431e-08
d
yr
n .2437982862844215 2.0688e-09 deg/d
Q 2.898404014816013 1.6397e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      437  
   data-arc span      10677 days (29.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-12  
   last obs. used      2020-01-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52437  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 15:41:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.16797 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09194 au 
 T_jup = 3.430 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO453543  

108506 (2001 KU68)          Discovered 2001-May-21 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20051019/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2005-10-26

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Alternate Designations
 2001 KU68 = 1997 LW17 = 1998 SL8 = 2002 RA154 
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