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2178 Kazakhstania (1972 RA2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002178
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1550587430578515 1.1763e-08  
a 2.207219377164216 5.2729e-09 au
q 1.864970714888199 2.513e-08 au
i 3.074300855866713 8.6666e-07 deg
node 11.40619016212847 2.4656e-05 deg
peri 351.0046025350978 2.8755e-05 deg
M 257.5534788434019 7.8902e-06 deg
tp 2459541.348503610262
(2021-Nov-22.84850361)
2.6724e-05 TDB
period 1197.751372270891
3.28
4.292e-06
1.175e-08
d
yr
n .3005632123112945 1.077e-09 deg/d
Q 2.549468039440233 6.0905e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2284  
   data-arc span      26084 days (71.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1949-10-22  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43414  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 20:02:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .860765 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90168 au 
 T_jup = 3.642 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.69   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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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