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4488 Tokitada (1987 UK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004488
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1437857238854231 3.7909e-08  
a 2.180849563620844 5.1492e-09 au
q 1.867274530430412 8.3853e-08 au
i 4.352583503660201 3.96e-06 deg
node 218.3868084198339 4.0546e-05 deg
peri 184.5678423993439 4.2102e-05 deg
M 275.3231327205709 1.1407e-05 deg
tp 2458877.193700448468
(2020-Jan-28.69370045)
3.7398e-05 TDB
period 1176.351173133763
3.22
4.1662e-06
1.141e-08
d
yr
n .3060310630208928 1.0838e-09 deg/d
Q 2.494424596811276 5.8895e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2162  
   data-arc span      31866 days (87.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1932-09-08  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48105  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:45:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .875355 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.88135 au 
 T_jup = 3.664 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO502196  
diameter diameter 4.500 km 0.131 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 24.25 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durkee, R.I. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 333-335.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.317   0.053 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

4488 Tokitada (1987 UK)          Discovered 1987-Oct-21 by Suzuki and Urata at Toyota
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1987 UK = 1932 RF = 1974 SV2 
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