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24962 Kenjitoba (1997 UX8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024962
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .117185286323315 3.2017e-08  
a 3.194690221498045 1.8149e-08 au
q 2.820319533177502 9.7572e-08 au
i 6.043625147026226 3.9033e-06 deg
node 63.77808313181858 3.7123e-05 deg
peri 218.4234421128347 4.1915e-05 deg
M 100.8251513336077 1.9712e-05 deg
tp 2458616.372117301990
(2019-May-12.87211730)
0.00011394 TDB
period 2085.650603940029
5.71
1.7773e-05
4.866e-08
d
yr
n .1726080098554952 1.4709e-09 deg/d
Q 3.569060909818588 2.0276e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1846  
   data-arc span      9464 days (25.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-04-05  
   last obs. used      2021-03-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48369  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 04:51:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.80525 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.56487 au 
 T_jup = 3.176 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO452519  
diameter diameter 10.397 km 0.480 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.078   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

24962 Kenjitoba           Discovered 1997 Oct. 27 by A. Nakamura at Kuma Kogen.
Kenji Toba (b. 1950) is a staff member at the Ibaraki Prefectural Office and amateur astronomer in Japan. He started his visual search for comets in 1968, and after sweeping for 123 hours he found C/1971 E1. He has served as the director of the BiStar Observatory since its foundation.
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Reference: 20020724/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1997 UX8 = 2000 DM80 
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