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5973 Takimoto (1991 QC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005973
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1634083489871839 3.147e-08  
a 2.5579640732122 1.0181e-08 au
q 2.139971387240062 8.2232e-08 au
i 3.617624043391941 4.6649e-06 deg
node 229.2413561252888 4.3502e-05 deg
peri 60.17906681623915 4.5841e-05 deg
M 306.8842855913807 1.4196e-05 deg
tp 2458820.975641022554
(2019-Dec-03.47564102)
5.9009e-05 TDB
period 1494.307883303921
4.09
8.9215e-06
2.443e-08
d
yr
n .2409142078565754 1.4383e-09 deg/d
Q 2.975956759184338 1.1845e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2316  
   data-arc span      24763 days (67.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-28  
   last obs. used      2019-09-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4607  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 00:52:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12586 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19278 au 
 T_jup = 3.415 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO395056  
diameter diameter 7.286 km 0.103 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.230   0.026 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

5973 Takimoto           Discovered 1991 Aug. 17 by S. Otomo at Kiyosato.
Named in memory of Daisuke Takimoto (1950-1997), an activist and computer programmer who lived in Tokyo. He represented the shareholders of the Tokyo Electric Power Company in the nuclear-power phase-out movement, joining thousands of other shareholders who wished to phase out nuclear power.
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Reference: 19990728/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 1991 QC = 1987 SN17 
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