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2178 Kazakhstania (1972 RA2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002178
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1549794525269751 4.0474e-08  
a 2.207226596110423 5.4209e-09 au
q 1.865151826642251 8.9111e-08 au
i 3.074279296933931 4.3027e-06 deg
node 11.40668784779442 6.012e-05 deg
peri 351.0290385827134 6.1185e-05 deg
M 197.4038606188533 1.2594e-05 deg
tp 2459541.474179153370
(2021-Nov-22.97417915)
4.2489e-05 TDB
period 1197.757248335965
3.28
4.4125e-06
1.208e-08
d
yr
n .3005617377812952 1.1073e-09 deg/d
Q 2.549301365578595 6.2611e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2233  
   data-arc span      25805 days (70.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1949-10-22  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43523  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:41:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .862569 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90113 au 
 T_jup = 3.642 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6   n/a MPO347535  
diameter diameter 4.313 km 0.071 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.0183 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Benishek, V.; Pravec, P.; Kucakova, H.; Hornoch, K.; et al. (2018) CBET 4563.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.415   0.074 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2178 Kazakhstania           Discovered 1972 Sept. 11 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Named for one of the Soviet Socialist Republics.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: MPC 5285Last Updated: 2007-10-23

Alternate Designations
 1972 RA2 = 1949 UC = 1975 QN = 1978 NA 
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