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120375 Kugel (2005 PB6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2120375
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2201966310336572 4.8194e-08  
a 2.317941165050311 6.4049e-09 au
q 1.807538329572003 1.1348e-07 au
i 2.759515997832068 3.1805e-06 deg
node 229.9290585300288 9.2056e-05 deg
peri 97.52900418863484 9.2762e-05 deg
M 79.28858695515139 8.4402e-06 deg
tp 2458716.603383429966
(2019-Aug-21.10338343)
3.0384e-05 TDB
period 1288.997394076677
3.53
5.3426e-06
1.463e-08
d
yr
n .279286833048931 1.1576e-09 deg/d
Q 2.82834400052862 7.8152e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      489  
   data-arc span      7726 days (21.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-26  
   last obs. used      2019-11-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47443  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 10:00:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .798689 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52768 au 
 T_jup = 3.545 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7   n/a MPO245018  
rotation period rot_per 6.923 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

120375 Kugel           Discovered 2005 Aug. 10 by C. Rinner at Ottmarsheim.
François Kugel (b. 1959) is a very active comet observer. He founded the Observatoire Chante-Perdrix, at Dauban, Banon, in 2005 to continue his observations and accommodate the instruments of other astronomers.
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Reference: 20090806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 2005 PB6 = 1998 SM108 = 2001 KE74 
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