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215080 Kaohsiung (2009 FX18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2215080
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1338629134628183 6.7476e-08  
a 2.792980678793628 3.3593e-08 au
q 2.419104147884953 1.92e-07 au
i 4.472054232543727 7.7631e-06 deg
node 8.152548246911504 8.3156e-05 deg
peri 176.87406426502 8.7082e-05 deg
M 57.54815034905675 2.6977e-05 deg
tp 2458327.960664493582
(2018-Jul-28.46066449)
0.00012575 TDB
period 1704.905547566716
4.67
3.0759e-05
8.421e-08
d
yr
n .2111553924578408 3.8095e-09 deg/d
Q 3.166857209702303 3.809e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      156  
   data-arc span      5173 days (14.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-01-18  
   last obs. used      2018-03-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59847  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2018-Oct-04 08:34:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4213 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.79254 au 
 T_jup = 3.311 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.8   n/a MPO437029  

215080 Kaohsiung           Discovered 2009 Mar. 20 by Y.-S. Tsai and C.-S. Lin at Lulin.
Kaohsiung, Taiwan's second-largest city, is located in southwestern Taiwan and faces the Taiwan Strait on the west. Kaohsiung is well known as a center for manufacturing, refining and heavy industries. The city will host the 2009 World Games. The name was suggested by the first discoverer.
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Reference: 20090806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 2009 FX18 = 2004 CG69 
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