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383067 Stoofke (2005 RA5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2383067
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1778167579164469 4.4691e-08  
a 2.421719986515429 2.15e-08 au
q 1.991097589931794 1.0529e-07 au
i 4.821058090075904 7.7943e-06 deg
node 308.6778524183659 6.187e-05 deg
peri 92.0459562195409 6.9602e-05 deg
M 298.3197650558473 3.4687e-05 deg
tp 2459236.345630472192
0.00013508 TDB
period 1376.52567385426
n .2615279953275431 3.4827e-09 deg/d
Q 2.852342383099065 2.5323e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      221  
   data-arc span      5024 days (13.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      2005-08-29  
   last obs. used      2019-06-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51754  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 07:00:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.00624 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57604 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.2   n/a MPO437568  

383067 Stoofke           Discovered 2005 Sept. 7 by T. Pauwels at Uccle.
Steven Terlaeken (b. 1969), nicknamed Stoofke, created "Loop naar de maan" ("Run to the moon"), a fund raising event for cancer research organised by Kom op tegen Kanker - Belgium.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2017-03-12Last Updated: 2017-03-14
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