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5382 McKay (1991 JR2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005382
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09308877873689655 5.1332e-08  
a 2.628398831058199 1.1298e-08 au
q 2.383724393841505 1.3899e-07 au
i 12.79077084515455 4.5277e-06 deg
node 169.0636717301336 1.6051e-05 deg
peri 10.97929310071659 2.5142e-05 deg
M 338.4974828857193 1.9342e-05 deg
tp 2459093.465567802360
(2020-Aug-31.96556780)
8.3731e-05 TDB
period 1556.45054162623
4.26
1.0036e-05
2.748e-08
d
yr
n .2312954959839972 1.4913e-09 deg/d
Q 2.873073268274894 1.235e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2102  
   data-arc span      17646 days (48.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-10-13  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44797  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:36:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38902 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.08847 au 
 T_jup = 3.360 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6   n/a MPO502205  
diameter diameter 10.281 km 0.819 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 21.486 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.183   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

5382 McKay           Discovered 1991 May 8 by R. H. McNaught at Siding Spring.
Named for Christopher P. McKay (b. 1954), space scientist and exobiologist at NASA-Ames Research Center. McKay has made numerous seminal contributions to planetary science and the search for zones of life in the solar system, with a special interest in Mars, Titan, comets and microbial life in hostile environments on the earth. Name suggested and citation prepared by D. I. Steel.
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Reference: 19980411/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 1991 JR2 = 1952 DK1 = 1971 TK2 
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