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8994 Kashkashian (1980 VG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008994
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2355536590495577 4.9689e-08  
a 2.780384004650156 1.1973e-08 au
q 2.125454378791949 1.3828e-07 au
i 8.20419714822396 5.6576e-06 deg
node 319.8030659377508 2.6698e-05 deg
peri 37.91934038105523 2.7988e-05 deg
M 205.6407142524717 8.4135e-06 deg
tp 2459726.582314361975
4.1523e-05 TDB
period 1693.38457291026
n .2125919922497593 1.3732e-09 deg/d
Q 3.435313630508362 1.4793e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1781  
   data-arc span      16228 days (44.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1975-08-30  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45375  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:09:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12768 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.04979 au 
 T_jup = 3.278 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO452297  
diameter diameter 6.477 km 0.261 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 11.761 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Papini, R.; Franco, L.; Marchini, A.; Cicali, C. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 68-69.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.350   0.086 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

8994 Kashkashian           Discovered 1980 Nov. 6 by B. A. Skiff at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
The classical violinist Kim Kashkashian is known for her particular empathy with the works of composers of the late-twentieth century.
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Reference: 19990928/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1980 VG = 1975 QG = 1982 BH14 = 1996 CX1 
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