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17446 Mopaku (1990 BC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017446
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06678788211283923 3.1331e-08  
a 2.429399192456628 8.635e-09 au
q 2.267144765585808 7.7366e-08 au
i 5.98041716308511 3.6813e-06 deg
node 203.6701473738924 3.1864e-05 deg
peri 313.7733755266119 4.1986e-05 deg
M 338.2480443686997 2.7769e-05 deg
tp 2459084.068490778861
(2020-Aug-22.56849078)
0.00010673 TDB
period 1383.078247782886
3.79
7.374e-06
2.019e-08
d
yr
n .2602889609297885 1.3877e-09 deg/d
Q 2.591653619327448 9.2117e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2103  
   data-arc span      10964 days (30.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-01-23  
   last obs. used      2020-01-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4815  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:04:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.27977 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3935 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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