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9407 Kimuranaoto (1994 WS3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009407
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2569248641395205 3.6451e-08  
a 2.659686345111249 1.0435e-08 au
q 1.976346792239803 9.5349e-08 au
i 5.209645144577722 3.7076e-06 deg
node 207.7273556137592 4.9207e-05 deg
peri 234.8049429447809 4.9764e-05 deg
M 302.5983944877934 9.0469e-06 deg
tp 2459253.118761275543
(2021-Feb-07.61876128)
4.0598e-05 TDB
period 1584.324223123975
4.34
9.3241e-06
2.553e-08
d
yr
n .2272262171755167 1.3373e-09 deg/d
Q 3.343025897982695 1.3116e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1453  
   data-arc span      13871 days (37.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-11-25  
   last obs. used      2019-11-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50561  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 22:51:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .997511 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.94191 au 
 T_jup = 3.333 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO431608  

9407 Kimuranaoto           Discovered 1994 Nov. 28 by S. Otomo at Kiyosato.
For 20 years, Naoto Kimura (b. 1956) has been a lecturer and curator at the Gotoh Planetarium and Astronomical Museum in Tokyo. He took many astrophotographs used for planetarium programs. The name was suggested by O. Muramatsu.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1994 WS3 = 1981 WX8 = 1996 FP18 
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