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18412 Kruszelnicki (1993 LX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018412
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08472872542216774 4.6948e-08  
a 3.041253766015429 2.2094e-08 au
q 2.783572210735574 1.403e-07 au
i 11.71834746227119 5.117e-06 deg
node 300.6898327533308 2.3078e-05 deg
peri 245.6010387890673 3.6624e-05 deg
M 70.29239479907817 2.7077e-05 deg
tp 2458622.246238687366
(2019-May-18.74623869)
0.00014651 TDB
period 1937.213185889835
5.30
2.111e-05
5.78e-08
d
yr
n .1858339611882408 2.025e-09 deg/d
Q 3.298935321295283 2.3965e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1067  
   data-arc span      9992 days (27.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-01-01  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52146  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:36:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.81206 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.82556 au 
 T_jup = 3.203 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO344448  
diameter diameter 6.093 km 0.619 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.208   0.073 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

18412 Kruszelnicki           Discovered 1993 June 13 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring Observatory.
Karl Kruszelnicki (b. 1948) is an Australian science communicator. For over 30 years he has presented science talkback radio, has been a regular on television and stage, and is one of the "The Sleek Geeks" science comedy duo. He is a Julius Sumner Miller Fellow at the School of Physics, University of Sydney.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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Alternate Designations
 1993 LX = 1999 LW7 
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