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17446 Mopaku (1990 BC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017446
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06698348605211082 3.2052e-08  
a 2.429174955813141 8.7176e-09 au
q 2.266460349042295 7.8817e-08 au
i 5.981074800817275 3.7612e-06 deg
node 203.6790016607139 3.1956e-05 deg
peri 313.8973955731266 4.212e-05 deg
M 234.0174853858971 2.7962e-05 deg
tp 2459084.443199306279
(2020-Aug-22.94319931)
0.0001077 TDB
period 1382.88676237264
3.79
7.4442e-06
2.038e-08
d
yr
n .2603250025926509 1.4014e-09 deg/d
Q 2.591889562583987 9.3016e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2033  
   data-arc span      10909 days (29.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-01-23  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4907  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:19:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.27951 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.39454 au 
 T_jup = 3.498 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO266048  
diameter diameter 4.820 km 0.132 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.252   0.047 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17446 Mopaku           Discovered 1990 Jan. 23 by R. Rajamohan at Kavalur.
The name Mopaku honors three assistants involved with the observations of minor planets at Kavular: Venkatachala Moorthy, Arvind Paranjpye and Kamatchiappan Kuppuswamy.
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Reference: 20090409/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

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Alternate Designations
 1990 BC2 = 1996 VC30 = 1998 FP62 
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