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233472 Moorcroft (2006 KB143)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2233472
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06197044014678845 5.5792e-08  
a 2.966801227385506 3.5443e-08 au
q 2.782947249496394 1.7365e-07 au
i 1.737099984620691 5.9099e-06 deg
node 62.90622603414631 0.00021911 deg
peri 316.4239205054927 0.00022542 deg
M 60.29170145340652 5.2143e-05 deg
tp 2458287.902038851425
(2018-Jun-18.40203885)
0.00027055 TDB
period 1866.513355912742
5.11
3.3448e-05
9.158e-08
d
yr
n .1928729836620734 3.4563e-09 deg/d
Q 3.150655205274618 3.764e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      183  
   data-arc span      5959 days (16.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-08-20  
   last obs. used      2018-12-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .67353  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 12:25:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.7844 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1695 au 
 T_jup = 3.260 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.4   n/a MPO422904  

233472 Moorcroft           Discovered 2006 May 25 by P. A. Wiegert at Mauna Kea.
Donald Ross Moorcroft (b. 1935) is a Canadian physicist who did much to advance the field of radar backscatter from the auroral E-region ionosphere. He was the Chair of the Department of Physics of the University of Western Ontario from 1989 to 1998.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-04-25Last Updated: 2013-04-29

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Alternate Designations
 2006 KB143 = 2005 FL13 
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