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215080 Kaohsiung (2009 FX18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2215080
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1349836023961966 6.7367e-08  
a 2.789264983673863 3.0973e-08 au
q 2.412759948139997 1.9118e-07 au
i 4.474411306750278 7.663e-06 deg
node 8.050251239700156 7.0927e-05 deg
peri 176.4314051487136 7.4508e-05 deg
M 184.8880221520663 2.7097e-05 deg
tp 2460028.149470480204
(2023-Mar-24.64947048)
0.00013767 TDB
period 1701.50444895103
4.66
2.8342e-05
7.76e-08
d
yr
n .2115774661782039 3.5242e-09 deg/d
Q 3.165770019207729 3.5154e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      182  
   data-arc span      6093 days (16.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-01-18  
   last obs. used      2020-09-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61903  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 03:44:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41416 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.79139 au 
 T_jup = 3.312 
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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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