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17781 Kepping (1998 FH23)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017781
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06141026450307224 9.2813e-09  
a 2.433435207360684 7.7713e-09 au
q 2.283997307625576 2.1837e-08 au
i 3.08690331446381 1.0458e-06 deg
node 113.9716245296233 1.2503e-05 deg
peri 224.0107597293092 1.9612e-05 deg
M 238.929352293294 1.7792e-05 deg
tp 2459862.798987807108
(2022-Oct-10.29898781)
6.9407e-05 TDB
period 1386.52628684385
3.80
6.6419e-06
1.818e-08
d
yr
n .2596416695564193 1.2438e-09 deg/d
Q 2.582873107095792 8.2485e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2390  
   data-arc span      10966 days (30.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-06-07  
   last obs. used      2021-06-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48454  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 04:28:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.27466 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62064 au 
 T_jup = 3.501 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.20   n/a MPO614063  
diameter diameter 3.525 km 0.202 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.357   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

17781 Kepping           Discovered 1998 Mar. 20 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Ashley Deane Kepping (b. 1985) was awarded first place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her biochemistry team project. She attends the Northport High School, Northport, New York, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20040614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-12-11

Alternate Designations
 1998 FH23 = 1996 VT38 
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