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14203 Hocking (1998 YT20)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014203
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1077495534330526 1.9683e-08  
a 3.067947118742528 1.821e-08 au
q 2.7373771867418 6.7727e-08 au
i 9.443803817326387 8.6752e-07 deg
node 307.9556113484265 1.8867e-06 deg
peri 347.985724313808 1.2193e-05 deg
M 214.836018175498 1.5414e-05 deg
tp 2459991.955684579282
(2023-Feb-16.45568458)
8.641e-05 TDB
period 1962.773705071031
5.37
1.7475e-05
4.784e-08
d
yr
n .183413910156786 1.633e-09 deg/d
Q 3.398517050743255 2.0172e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2005  
   data-arc span      24689 days (67.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-15  
   last obs. used      2021-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49363  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 01:41:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72039 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.82789 au 
 T_jup = 3.202 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.03   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 9.271 km 0.292 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.08566 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.156   0.013 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14203 Hocking           Discovered 1998 Dec. 25 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Wayne Keith Hocking (b. 1955) has studied atmospheric and radar physics and constructed radar systems. He joined the faculty at the University of Western Ontario in 1991.
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Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

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Alternate Designations
 1998 YT20 = 1953 PM1 = 1996 NJ4 
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