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6144 Kondojiro (1994 EQ3)
Classification: Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006144
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3608005556729149 2.9963e-08  
a 4.764123883318852 4.1388e-08 au
q 3.045225338922805 1.5589e-07 au
i 5.883464936966297 4.3719e-06 deg
node 117.0863512070563 4.9382e-05 deg
peri 96.46056436775049 4.9719e-05 deg
M 186.3046717723092 7.0401e-06 deg
tp 2460833.061814735177
9.2728e-05 TDB
period 3798.157728455758
n .09478279359039878 1.2351e-09 deg/d
Q 6.483022427714898 5.632e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1358  
   data-arc span      23717 days (64.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-12-22  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56114  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 22:09:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.04691 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .202834 au 
 T_jup = 2.868 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.6   n/a MPO425867  
diameter diameter 32.492 km 1.094 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (  
rotation period rot_per 4.0 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2014) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
geometric albedo albedo 0.042   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (  

6144 Kondojiro           Discovered 1994 Mar. 14 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
As an amateur astronomer, Jiro Kondo (b. 1951) went to Siberia to observe the Draconid meteor shower in 1972. A professional Egyptologist since 1976, he has excavated a number of archaeological sites. He also studies the history of ancient Egyptian astronomy. He is a professor at Waseda University.
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Reference: 20080819/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-08-25

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Alternate Designations
 1994 EQ3 = 1937 JF = 1937 JQ = 1984 FW1 
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