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72886 (2001 KC18)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2072886
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05164988149318871 6.4719e-08  
a 2.968869186065129 2.4849e-08 au
q 2.815527444436085 2.0128e-07 au
i 10.75988558030448 7.6296e-06 deg
node 177.662286185383 2.3821e-05 deg
peri 343.6924723129227 6.9906e-05 deg
M 5.238276283438736 6.2949e-05 deg
tp 2459173.312396966377
(2020-Nov-19.81239697)
0.00032682 TDB
period 1868.465228351634
5.12
2.3458e-05
6.422e-08
d
yr
n .1926715009396204 2.4189e-09 deg/d
Q 3.122210927694173 2.6132e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      650  
   data-arc span      7715 days (21.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      2000-02-06  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5313  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 07:16:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.82368 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84669 au 
 T_jup = 3.235 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.92   n/a MPCxxxxx  
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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