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16874 Kurtwahl (1998 BK2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016874
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03759788400557304 3.4162e-08  
a 2.287813672351821 7.726e-09 au
q 2.201796719272373 8.0204e-08 au
i 3.183948876505779 3.7386e-06 deg
node 140.4151074413292 6.1152e-05 deg
peri 254.4219619871564 7.8396e-05 deg
M 302.208599050791 4.9033e-05 deg
tp 2459403.403774137948
(2021-Jul-07.90377414)
0.00017237 TDB
period 1263.948571758254
3.46
6.4026e-06
1.753e-08
d
yr
n .2848217150949513 1.4428e-09 deg/d
Q 2.373830625431269 8.0165e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1920  
   data-arc span      8900 days (24.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-08-10  
   last obs. used      2020-12-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50598  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 01:45:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.20812 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74333 au 
 T_jup = 3.598 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.87   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 2.514 km 0.809 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.404   0.304 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16874 Kurtwahl           Discovered 1998 Jan. 20 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Kurt Wahl mentored a finalist in the 2003 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. He teaches at the Troy High School, Fullerton, California.
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Reference: 20030216/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-11-22

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Alternate Designations
 1998 BK2 = 1996 PS5 
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