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8182 Akita (1992 TX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008182
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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 .08951912037769598 3.4153e-08  
a 2.877628231781923 1.4215e-08 au
q 2.62002548369878 9.9213e-08 au
i 1.858025665910608 3.9334e-06 deg
node 16.84965635353927 0.00011037 deg
peri 356.33885564 0.00011235 deg
M 154.3644143966174 2.2294e-05 deg
tp 2457835.968921766166
0.00010914 TDB
period 1782.996354697481
n .2019073112805554 1.4961e-09 deg/d
Q 3.135230979865065 1.5488e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2329  
   data-arc span      11578 days (31.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-08-28  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45672  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 01:33:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61948 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.32574 au 
 T_jup = 3.289 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO384829  
diameter diameter 7.073 km 0.121 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.294   0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

8182 Akita           Discovered 1992 Oct. 1 by M. Yanai and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
Named in honor of Isao Akita (b. 1948), president of the comet observers network in Japan, "Hoshi no Hiroba", since 1988. He is a well-known amateur astronomer and keen observer and photographer of comets and galaxies. He is especially at home assisting in the efforts of other comet enthusiasts, both within his group and throughout the country. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by Y. Yamada.
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Reference: 19990728/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1992 TX = 1987 QR12 = 1990 FX4 = 1992 SR26 = 1994 BJ5 = 1995 GT8 
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