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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 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09214617261884821 5.5645e-08  
a 2.585958138438936 1.9784e-08 AU
q 2.347671993429226 1.4779e-07 AU
i 14.85045962203177 8.2465e-06 deg
node 185.7604392669945 2.0894e-05 deg
peri 256.0389356006183 5.1102e-05 deg
M 307.6065102396101 4.7314e-05 deg
tp 2457221.557618927408
(2015-Jul-18.05761893)
0.00020062 JED
period 1518.905176536473
4.16
1.7431e-05
4.772e-08
d
yr
n .2370128205243861 2.72e-09 deg/d
Q 2.824244283448646 2.1607e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      729  
   data-arc span      19704 days (53.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-09-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5296  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:56:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41036 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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