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185560 Harrykroto (2008 AQ31)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2185560
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08596415397613771 6.2372e-08  
a 2.289040040594363 1.8263e-08 au
q 2.092264650087165 1.4413e-07 au
i 2.896604389708044 7.2204e-06 deg
node 341.4225474859569 0.00010145 deg
peri 190.3556010347257 0.00010764 deg
M 167.0228286518933 3.5671e-05 deg
tp 2458413.616573961284
(2018-Oct-22.11657396)
0.00012369 TDB
period 1264.965005557897
3.46
1.5139e-05
4.145e-08
d
yr
n .2845928530973286 3.406e-09 deg/d
Q 2.485815431101561 1.9833e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      271  
   data-arc span      6661 days (18.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-09-03  
   last obs. used      2017-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59682  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Dec-07 17:32:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09769 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48045 au 
 T_jup = 3.593 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.1   n/a MPO433217  

185560 Harrykroto           Discovered 2008 Jan. 7 at OAM Observatory, La Sagra.
Sir Harry Walter Kroto (b. 1939), Fellow of the Royal Society, is an English chemist who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert F. Curl and Richard E. Smalley for the the discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, and the related class of molecules, the fullerenes.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2014-04-15Last Updated: 2014-04-17
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