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72886 (2001 KC18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2072886
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05180259702963135 6.615e-08  
a 2.969265116128386 2.9134e-08 au
q 2.815449471843446 2.0865e-07 au
i 10.75871239802228 7.7291e-06 deg
node 177.6667076557334 2.6795e-05 deg
peri 343.7666089717875 7.3136e-05 deg
M 326.6414754062752 6.5684e-05 deg
tp 2459173.671422451520
(2020-Nov-20.17142245)
0.00034036 TDB
period 1868.839010172369
5.12
2.7505e-05
7.53e-08
d
yr
n .192632965194148 2.8351e-09 deg/d
Q 3.123080760413326 3.0643e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      579  
   data-arc span      7326 days (20.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-02-06  
   last obs. used      2020-02-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54428  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 21:49:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8239 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84678 au 
 T_jup = 3.235 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO366086  
diameter diameter 4.163 km 0.251 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.147   0.022 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

72886 (2001 KC18)          Discovered 2001-May-21 by Kusnirak, P., Pravec, P. at Ondrejov
Reference: 20031109/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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