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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 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09218312270832413 5.8345e-08  
a 2.586378945072151 2.0862e-08 AU
q 2.347958457408339 1.53e-07 AU
i 14.84910658310119 8.443e-06 deg
node 185.7615378107482 2.2431e-05 deg
peri 255.9428524875726 5.1981e-05 deg
M 260.3067019544631 4.7091e-05 deg
tp 2457221.226748384830
(2015-Jul-17.72674839)
0.00020059 JED
period 1519.275943196859
4.16
1.8382e-05
5.033e-08
d
yr
n .236954979516419 2.8669e-09 deg/d
Q 2.824799432735962 2.2785e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      712  
   data-arc span      19614 days (53.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-06-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52711  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:45:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.40998 AU 
 T_jup = 3.369 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO266014  

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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