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85121 Loehde (1976 KF3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085121
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07584044390105012 3.5258e-08  
a 2.303287821350017 1.0116e-08 au
q 2.128605450546949 8.2257e-08 au
i 6.038779331773696 5.5055e-06 deg
node 344.8947171423326 3.6633e-05 deg
peri 253.8966092675641 5.2166e-05 deg
M 263.5637895204313 3.7356e-05 deg
tp 2459542.525415510276
(2021-Nov-24.02541551)
0.00013269 TDB
period 1276.793737242358
3.50
8.4119e-06
2.303e-08
d
yr
n .2819562702253963 1.8576e-09 deg/d
Q 2.477970192153085 1.0884e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      553  
   data-arc span      24096 days (65.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-24  
   last obs. used      2021-03-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59702  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 14:11:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12501 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53248 au 
 T_jup = 3.579 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5   n/a MPO449529  

85121 Loehde           Discovered 1976 May 27 by A. Lowe at Siding Spring.
Franklin C. Loehde (b. 1936) is a retired science educator in Edmonton. He was involved in successful efforts to build the Queen Elizabeth Planetarium in 1960 and the Edmonton Space Sciences Centre (now the Odyssium) in 1984. He served as National President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada during 1982-1984.
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Reference: 20050125/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-06-01

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Alternate Designations
 1976 KF3 = 2000 DH31 
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