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8013 Gordonmoore (1990 KA)
Classification: Amor [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2008013
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 161 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4319531160737035 3.7642e-08  
a 2.199357748682936 4.4324e-09 au
q 1.249338315778497 8.3489e-08 au
i 7.570611869695299 3.9937e-06 deg
node 105.5584871951941 4.3285e-05 deg
peri 146.7728249839228 4.3965e-05 deg
M 307.2056850471336 1.0142e-05 deg
tp 2458775.213676052805
(2019-Oct-18.71367605)
3.397e-05 TDB
period 1191.357884559401
3.26
3.6014e-06
9.86e-09
d
yr
n .3021762013461963 9.1346e-10 deg/d
Q 3.149377181587375 6.3469e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      709  
   data-arc span      24678 days (67.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-09-01  
   last obs. used      2019-03-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57243  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Mar-27 07:43:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .245525 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92982 au 
 T_jup = 3.528 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.0   n/a MPO384827  
diameter diameter 2.3 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543 based on assumed medium albedo (0.15)
rotation period rot_per 8.40 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 311-319.]

8013 Gordonmoore           Discovered 1990 May 18 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
A life-long contributor to and supporter of education, research and technology, Gordon Moore (b. 1929) is renowned for his revolutionary vision of the future of computers with "Moore's law".
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