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17555 Kenkennedy (1993 VC5)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017555
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3263353013136428 3.7913e-08  
a 2.370592885670897 9.0523e-09 au
q 1.596984742033507 8.7825e-08 au
i 21.59246802195365 4.2809e-06 deg
node 161.8709122553064 1.1237e-05 deg
peri 251.9580583221066 1.2577e-05 deg
M 85.70036384855848 6.0461e-06 deg
tp 2458683.131326282112
(2019-Jul-18.63132628)
2.1502e-05 TDB
period 1333.164964624144
3.65
7.6362e-06
2.091e-08
d
yr
n .2700340989695104 1.5467e-09 deg/d
Q 3.144201029308288 1.2006e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1038  
   data-arc span      12091 days (33.10 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-12-27  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5131  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:06:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .72711 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63326 au 
 T_jup = 3.381 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO452419  
diameter diameter 2.583 km 0.440 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.290   0.127 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  

17555 Kenkennedy           Discovered 1993 Nov. 4 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.
Kenneth Kennedy (b. 1942) has been an active amateur astronomer in Scotland for fifty years. A retired senior hematologist, he has been Director of the BAA Aurora Section and has encouraged amateur collaboration in professional studies of aurora and polar mesospheric clouds.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2016-11-14Last Updated: 2016-11-20
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