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15921 Kintaikyo (1997 VP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015921
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1193178869054881 3.8612e-08  
a 2.315106854057145 1.0059e-08 au
q 2.038873196270635 8.8867e-08 au
i 6.399992081988255 4.2598e-06 deg
node 231.3253222366912 4.2347e-05 deg
peri 64.25494585304573 4.9626e-05 deg
M 237.3910057901944 2.9135e-05 deg
tp 2459438.702465790457
(2021-Aug-12.20246579)
0.00010562 TDB
period 1286.633894203728
3.52
8.3856e-06
2.296e-08
d
yr
n .2797998728478989 1.8236e-09 deg/d
Q 2.591340511843656 1.1259e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      793  
   data-arc span      8736 days (23.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-05-22  
   last obs. used      2020-04-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53794  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:16:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03264 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56889 au 
 T_jup = 3.564 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO502291  

15921 Kintaikyo           Discovered 1997 Nov. 1 by A. Nakamura at Kuma Kogen.
Kintaikyo is one of the three most famous bridges in Japan, known collectively as Sanmeikyo. It spans the Nishikigawa River in Yamaguchi prefecture. The original 193-m-long wooden five-arch bridge was constructed in 1673. After its destruction by a typhoon, it was reconstructed in 1953, using the same design.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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