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4409 Kissling (1989 MD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004409
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1017886389911486 3.4375e-08  
a 3.031735720962695 1.547e-08 au
q 2.723139468145054 1.0886e-07 au
i 5.361615236990564 4.0232e-06 deg
node 348.8875242140145 3.7098e-05 deg
peri 336.4845114564852 4.1682e-05 deg
M 323.6440295971933 2.0509e-05 deg
tp 2459591.219156003398
(2022-Jan-11.71915600)
0.00011037 TDB
period 1928.126120264735
5.28
1.4758e-05
4.041e-08
d
yr
n .1867097780670963 1.4291e-09 deg/d
Q 3.340331973780336 1.7045e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2546  
   data-arc span      20683 days (56.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1964-11-11  
   last obs. used      2021-06-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44478  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-07 23:09:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71177 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97792 au 
 T_jup = 3.228 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.53   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 12.087 km 0.270 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.144   0.035 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

4409 Kissling           Discovered 1989 June 30 by A. C. Gilmore and P. M. Kilmartin at Lake Tekapo.
Warwick M. Kissling (b. 1957) is an innovative applied mathematician. His computations have allowed the follow-up and recovery of several new minor planets. Like many New Zealanders, he is fond of clambering around mountains in his spare time.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1989 MD = 1964 VD2 = 1980 XR1 = 1985 VH1 
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