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17446 Mopaku (1990 BC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017446
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 44 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06651473198725742 1.1559e-08  
a 2.428738418299659 6.9101e-09 au
q 2.267191533339302 2.851e-08 au
i 5.981228489318444 7.1589e-07 deg
node 203.6654870741268 8.1431e-06 deg
peri 313.6774019867725 1.5271e-05 deg
M 81.44877564500727 1.3493e-05 deg
tp 2459083.710907289192
(2020-Aug-22.21090729)
5.1978e-05 TDB
period 1382.514009377788
3.79
5.9002e-06
1.615e-08
d
yr
n .2603951913384378 1.1113e-09 deg/d
Q 2.590285303260016 7.3697e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2621  
   data-arc span      11480 days (31.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-01-23  
   last obs. used      2021-06-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46056  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 04:24:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28064 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.39309 au 
 T_jup = 3.498 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.57   n/a MPCxxxxx  
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

Alternate Designations
 1990 BC2 = 1996 VC30 = 1998 FP62 
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