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15557 Kimcochran (2000 GV)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015557
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08494152647264092 3.0942e-08  
a 2.858056732650021 1.3751e-08 au
q 2.61528903103332 9.0216e-08 au
i 1.164693375719184 4.8581e-06 deg
node 202.4558000947038 0.0001832 deg
peri 72.88591160886338 0.00018568 deg
M 276.2762343059359 3.1143e-05 deg
tp 2459010.941199086024
(2020-Jun-10.44119909)
0.00015351 TDB
period 1764.837384535424
4.83
1.2737e-05
3.487e-08
d
yr
n .2039847994804159 1.4722e-09 deg/d
Q 3.100824434266723 1.492e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1705  
   data-arc span      14773 days (40.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-29  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53621  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:20:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5987 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97886 au 
 T_jup = 3.297 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO473976  
diameter diameter 5.019 km 0.277 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.255   0.047 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

15557 Kimcochran           Discovered 2000 Apr. 2 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
While working for the Spacewatch Project, Kim Cochran (b. 1977) showed exceptional talent and creativity at applying new computer technologies during the design and construction of upgraded cameras for the Spacewatch 0.9-m and 1.8-m telescopes.
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Reference: 20050523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 2000 GV = 1978 WA9 = 1985 DC3 = 1997 WL4 
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