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15358 Kintner (1995 FM8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015358
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03273639140872449 5.3825e-08  
a 2.756726379909765 1.5505e-08 au
q 2.666481106130283 1.4303e-07 au
i 6.044741800381078 5.3484e-06 deg
node 140.7089705166291 3.9263e-05 deg
peri 41.45757484869071 8.0098e-05 deg
M 181.5921019052537 7.1186e-05 deg
tp 2459829.015229636773
0.00033208 TDB
period 1671.817704566194
n .2153344823521972 1.8167e-09 deg/d
Q 2.846971653689247 1.6013e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1211  
   data-arc span      8979 days (24.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-03-26  
   last obs. used      2019-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52874  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 03:55:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67314 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11867 au 
 T_jup = 3.334 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO347646  
diameter diameter 8.534 km 0.243 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.080   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

15358 Kintner           Discovered 1995 Mar. 26 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Paul Kintner (1946-2010), professor of electrical and computer engineering at Cornell University, made pioneering rocket measurements of auroral electric fields and conducted research on space weather and its effects on GPS signals. He promoted international cooperation in space weather research and operations.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-01-16Last Updated: 2014-01-21

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1917-Nov-14 14:30 00:01 Ceres 0.0336577443744525 0.0336388619491913 0.0336766269060248 3.16525818604942 3.16525422055092 2421547.104209349 1.21111352536975 935.147946889172 35.3023881115409 -6.06787906776723 15777.8539113364 T 26 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2019-Nov-07 03:55:55 2019-Nov-07 03:55

Alternate Designations
 1995 FM8 = 1999 BQ25 
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