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10429 van Woerden (2546 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010429
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09269728097712818 3.738e-08  
a 2.5873231250658 1.4524e-08 au
q 2.347485306362955 9.4361e-08 au
i 14.85421395339573 5.9477e-06 deg
node 185.7506166890676 1.6196e-05 deg
peri 256.3612411245264 4.2552e-05 deg
M 89.45882386798752 3.6828e-05 deg
tp 2457222.758139091693
(2015-Jul-19.25813909)
0.0001554 JED
period 1520.107956344961
4.16
1.28e-05
3.504e-08
d
yr
n .2368252850051555 1.9941e-09 deg/d
Q 2.827160943768646 1.587e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1068  
   data-arc span      20296 days (55.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2016-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50198  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:08:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4094 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.42259 au 
 T_jup = 3.368 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO365375  

10429 van Woerden           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Hugo van Woerden (b. 1926) was professor of astronomy in Groningen with a main interest in neutral hydrogen in galaxies. He has been very active in popularizing astronomy and received a Royal Medal "Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw" in 1992. The citation was prepared by U. Schwarz.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 2546 P-L = 1979 GD 
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