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26168 Kanaikiyotaka (1995 WT8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026168
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .162605762565583 2.9497e-08  
a 2.23440408903549 7.988e-09 au
q 1.871077108258218 6.6417e-08 au
i 4.707762107931361 3.9567e-06 deg
node 248.0723130987093 4.3946e-05 deg
peri 31.65714735503031 4.6156e-05 deg
M 247.8833627484297 1.6131e-05 deg
tp 2459380.434354909498
(2021-Jun-14.93435491)
5.5804e-05 TDB
period 1219.947111511353
3.34
6.542e-06
1.791e-08
d
yr
n .295094759931033 1.5824e-09 deg/d
Q 2.597731069812763 9.2869e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1263  
   data-arc span      15075 days (41.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-10-27  
   last obs. used      2020-02-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5225  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 00:39:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .856607 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52408 au 
 T_jup = 3.618 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO452535  
diameter diameter 2.259 km 0.745 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.138   0.133 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

26168 Kanaikiyotaka           Discovered 1995 Nov. 24 by T. Niijima at Ojima.
Kiyotaka Kanai (b. 1951), a Japanese amateur astronomer, is a key member of the group Ota Uchuno Kai. A devoted observer of small bodies, he independently discovered C/1970 B1 and co-discovered (7752) Otauchunokai. Recently, he has become well known as a variable star observer.
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Reference: 20020921/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1995 WT8 = 1978 UT4 = 1998 SV99 
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