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261930 Moorhead (2006 KF138)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2261930
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1616236076760849 5.8741e-08  
a 2.331950650084625 1.8208e-08 au
q 1.955052373095356 1.3282e-07 au
i 1.935055272600677 5.0328e-06 deg
node 276.3079520127616 0.00016104 deg
peri 96.02355809214664 0.00016216 deg
M 335.1470720142274 2.4806e-05 deg
tp 2459486.295075645374
(2021-Sep-28.79507565)
9.0452e-05 TDB
period 1300.700957683544
3.56
1.5234e-05
4.171e-08
d
yr
n .276773840961211 3.2417e-09 deg/d
Q 2.708848927073893 2.1151e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      261  
   data-arc span      6150 days (16.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      2003-07-24  
   last obs. used      2020-05-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59435  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 02:58:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .955582 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76459 au 
 T_jup = 3.552 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.55   n/a E2021B55  

261930 Moorhead           Discovered 2006 May 25 by P. A. Wiegert at Mauna Kea.
James Marshall Moorhead (b. 1940) is an American-Canadian astronomer with expertise in the infrared spectroscopy of stars and nebulae, and the properties of variable stars.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-07-22Last Updated: 2014-08-13

Alternate Designations
 2006 KF138 = 2006 KT144 
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