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18729 Potentino (1998 KJ4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018729
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08313155461856744 4.0024e-08  
a 2.933078939568 1.5481e-08 au
q 2.689247527502733 1.1647e-07 au
i 3.447891959110892 3.8072e-06 deg
node 102.7025940087475 6.3614e-05 deg
peri 216.8878120381634 6.6447e-05 deg
M 63.75143074746953 1.8739e-05 deg
tp 2458675.583707266053
(2019-Jul-11.08370727)
9.5672e-05 TDB
period 1834.780239639779
5.02
1.4526e-05
3.977e-08
d
yr
n .1962087841488191 1.5534e-09 deg/d
Q 3.176910351633267 1.6768e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1569  
   data-arc span      10132 days (27.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-03-01  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5326  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:30:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67706 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0567 au 
 T_jup = 3.268 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO492953  

18729 Potentino           Discovered 1998 May 22 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
An ancient castle near Seggiano, Tuscany, Potentino has been perfectly restored by its English owners, the Greene family. The name was suggested by V. Zappalà.
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Reference: 20070926/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-09-30

Alternate Designations
 1998 KJ4 = 1992 EQ5 = 1999 RH157 
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