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12386 Nikolova (1994 UK5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012386
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1479232234856522 3.5691e-08  
a 2.838245898711418 1.0971e-08 au
q 2.418403416329093 1.0255e-07 au
i 3.132411127093771 3.9573e-06 deg
node 53.36353564153983 6.2522e-05 deg
peri 1.795281438032303 6.3629e-05 deg
M 185.6537346491777 1.2377e-05 deg
tp 2460242.331010229754
(2023-Oct-24.83101023)
6.2002e-05 TDB
period 1746.519565933881
4.78
1.0127e-05
2.773e-08
d
yr
n .2061242295945906 1.1952e-09 deg/d
Q 3.258088381093743 1.2594e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2121  
   data-arc span      11612 days (31.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-09-02  
   last obs. used      2021-06-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44894  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 16:46:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.42957 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09204 au 
 T_jup = 3.292 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.02   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 7.052 km 0.112 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.155   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

12386 Nikolova           Discovered 1994 Oct. 28 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Simona Rumenova Nikolova (b. 1971), a graduate student at the University of Western Ontario, calculated comet data at the Royal Astronomical Observatory in Sofia and studied at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1994 UK5 = 1991 CO6 = 1992 JZ4 
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