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233472 Moorcroft (2006 KB143)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2233472
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06223591466724615 4.7911e-08  
a 2.965988583433325 3.1269e-08 au
q 2.781397571050742 1.4141e-07 au
i 1.736965278876198 4.9826e-06 deg
node 62.89703706923885 0.00021512 deg
peri 316.2104986335793 0.00022086 deg
M 137.6559193135676 5.0619e-05 deg
tp 2458287.080411326108
(2018-Jun-17.58041133)
0.00026121 TDB
period 1865.746516410699
5.11
2.9504e-05
8.078e-08
d
yr
n .1929522562864347 3.0513e-09 deg/d
Q 3.150579595815907 3.3215e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      215  
   data-arc span      6375 days (17.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-08-20  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62663  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-25 07:20:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.78359 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.16979 au 
 T_jup = 3.261 
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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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