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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 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09218321132271491 6.7913e-08  
a 2.586378946012136 1.3781e-08 AU
q 2.347958229071279 1.7421e-07 AU
i 14.84910087052301 1.0007e-05 deg
node 185.7615255831197 2.5449e-05 deg
peri 255.94290665 5.9542e-05 deg
M 260.3066647661417 5.2314e-05 deg
tp 2457221.226905556752
(2015-Jul-17.72690556)
0.00022116 JED
period 1519.275944025101
4.16
1.2143e-05
3.325e-08
d
yr
n .2369549793872417 1.8938e-09 deg/d
Q 2.824799662952994 1.5051e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      708  
   data-arc span      19277 days (52.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2013-07-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53412  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 16:37:09  

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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