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168767 Kochte (2000 QZ244)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2168767
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2104547042056997 4.1339e-08  
a 2.240440707395832 1.0934e-08 au
q 1.768929421030434 9.5511e-08 au
i 7.87266461333533 4.5673e-06 deg
node 329.1773068379951 3.3583e-05 deg
peri 87.2579200168319 3.725e-05 deg
M 257.2489837175283 1.2979e-05 deg
tp 2459350.108702455054
(2021-May-15.60870246)
4.5065e-05 TDB
period 1224.894287544772
3.35
8.9667e-06
2.455e-08
d
yr
n .2939029136315091 2.1515e-09 deg/d
Q 2.711951993761231 1.3235e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      421  
   data-arc span      21462 days (58.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54912  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 15:34:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .801464 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.68424 au 
 T_jup = 3.593 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.0   n/a MPO433081  

168767 Kochte           Discovered 2000 Aug. 25 by M. W. Buie at Cerro Tololo.
Mark C. Kochte (b. 1962) of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, served as a mission operations analyst in support of the SWAP instrument command sequences for the New Horizons Mission to Pluto.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-09-25Last Updated: 2018-10-01

Alternate Designations
 2000 QZ244 = 2000 PA32 = 2005 AZ6 
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