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120375 Kugel (2005 PB6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2120375
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2202085361884632 4.3629e-08  
a 2.318281331361802 6.1587e-09 au
q 1.807775992909578 1.0245e-07 au
i 2.759181910581527 3.0193e-06 deg
node 229.9222597110993 8.9215e-05 deg
peri 97.57735496589866 8.9673e-05 deg
M 135.0865718090826 7.1828e-06 deg
tp 2458716.709525186299
(2019-Aug-21.20952519)
2.5672e-05 TDB
period 1289.281152082819
3.53
5.1376e-06
1.407e-08
d
yr
n .2792253647844182 1.1127e-09 deg/d
Q 2.828786669814026 7.5149e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      526  
   data-arc span      8150 days (22.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-09-26  
   last obs. used      2021-01-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47963  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 09:24:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .797005 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52744 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. 2020-October); 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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