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11927 Mount Kent (1993 BA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011927
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06382606338026035 1.5691e-08  
a 2.567818207823855 8.9997e-09 au
q 2.403924480142303 3.8717e-08 au
i 14.78780303877053 8.4377e-07 deg
node 113.9317921853013 1.4202e-06 deg
peri 183.8205589993254 1.4996e-05 deg
M 167.1994313732731 1.4097e-05 deg
tp 2458698.465105717339
(2019-Aug-02.96510572)
5.79e-05 TDB
period 1502.951055980249
4.11
7.9013e-06
2.163e-08
d
yr
n .2395287581505456 1.2593e-09 deg/d
Q 2.731711935505406 9.5741e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2594  
   data-arc span      16564 days (45.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-12-03  
   last obs. used      2021-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40201  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 16:39:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38769 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45318 au 
 T_jup = 3.382 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457473.5 (2016-Mar-26.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06470386979218955 1.5683e-08  
q 2.401575274574882 3.8765e-08 au
tp 2457199.117607383569
(2015-Jun-25.61760738)
5.58e-05 TDB
node 113.9802893980749 1.4227e-06 deg
peri 184.5525176784818 1.479e-05 deg
i 14.77930414509471 8.4301e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2594  
   data-arc span      16564 days (45.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-12-03  
   last obs. used      2021-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40201  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 16:39:36  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45318 au 
 T_jup = 3.382 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.459581290374543E-16 -5.945612485794719E-16 2.039893505897573E-13 -2.610789518623322E-15 5.308181490267136E-14 -6.981970006269371E-15
q -5.945612485794719E-16 1.5027631120154E-15 -4.84741220977768E-13 6.940336309640696E-15 -1.263426835043985E-13 1.784979627507032E-14
tp 2.039893505897573E-13 -4.84741220977768E-13 3.11365737378825E-9 1.295225621716506E-11 8.220485110038281E-10 9.710790853694535E-12
node -2.610789518623322E-15 6.940336309640696E-15 1.295225621716506E-11 2.024100248491919E-12 1.748228130154858E-12 4.765905060787112E-13
peri 5.308181490267136E-14 -1.263426835043985E-13 8.220485110038281E-10 1.748228130154858E-12 2.187352861182844E-10 2.240700329184672E-12
i -6.981970006269371E-15 1.784979627507032E-14 9.710790853694535E-12 4.765905060787112E-13 2.240700329184672E-12 7.106715733529551E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.71   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 8.184 km 0.104 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.264   0.057 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

11927 Mount Kent           Discovered 1993 Jan. 16 by T. Seki at Geisei.
Mt. Kent Observatory is a facility for astronomical education, research and outreach operated by the University of Southern Queensland. It provides remote and robotic observing, in partnership with the University of Louisville, the University of Queensland and Automated Patrol Telescopes Australia.
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Reference: 20071124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-11-26

Alternate Designations
 1993 BA = 1975 XV4 
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