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8994 Kashkashian (1980 VG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008994
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .235160029106268 5.0862e-08  
a 2.781324823911321 1.2213e-08 au
q 2.127268397366349 1.4131e-07 au
i 8.202612094749336 5.8001e-06 deg
node 319.7978735620553 2.7433e-05 deg
peri 37.96111409167592 2.8936e-05 deg
M 120.5804845012512 8.4969e-06 deg
tp 2458033.020054129439
(2017-Oct-06.52005413)
3.9229e-05 TDB
period 1694.244150356537
4.64
1.116e-05
3.055e-08
d
yr
n .2124841333666352 1.3996e-09 deg/d
Q 3.435381250456292 1.5085e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1693  
   data-arc span      15971 days (43.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-08-30  
   last obs. used      2019-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45328  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:59:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12862 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04623 au 
 T_jup = 3.278 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO452297  
diameter diameter 6.477 km 0.261 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 11.761 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Papini, R.; Franco, L.; Marchini, A.; Cicali, C. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 68-69.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.350   0.086 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

8994 Kashkashian           Discovered 1980 Nov. 6 by B. A. Skiff at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
The classical violinist Kim Kashkashian is known for her particular empathy with the works of composers of the late-twentieth century.
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Reference: 19990928/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1980 VG = 1975 QG = 1982 BH14 = 1996 CX1 
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