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6276 Kurohone (1994 AB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006276
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0494617479057768 3.6711e-08  
a 2.874945485346663 1.4915e-08 au
q 2.732745656507595 1.0633e-07 au
i 1.435746611429477 3.9758e-06 deg
node 298.484583942832 0.000158 deg
peri 29.84861956260904 0.00016273 deg
M 180.643186737797 3.9036e-05 deg
tp 2459487.570682392801
(2021-Sep-30.07068239)
0.00019343 TDB
period 1780.503566343783
4.87
1.3856e-05
3.794e-08
d
yr
n .2021899909693809 1.5734e-09 deg/d
Q 3.017145314185731 1.5653e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2015  
   data-arc span      14798 days (40.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-01  
   last obs. used      2019-05-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47772  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 01:16:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72031 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15862 au 
 T_jup = 3.294 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO384811  
diameter diameter 6.952 km 0.206 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.345 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:
[Chang, C.K.; Ip, W.-H.; Lin, H.-W.; Cheng, Y.C.; et al. (2015) Astrophys. J. Supp. Ser. 219, A27.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Oszkiewsicz, D.; Vanco, R. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 587, A48.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.180   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6276 Kurohone           Discovered 1994 Jan. 1 by T. Kobayashi at Oizumi.
Kurohone is a small village, with population less than 3000, in the eastern part of Gunma prefecture. It is known for its beautiful parks, clear streams and dark skies.
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Reference: 19991123/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 1994 AB = 1978 VG15 = 1983 VV3 = 1990 DW3 = 1992 RW4 
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