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10437 van der Kruit (6085 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010437
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2262549180790931 5.813e-08  
a 2.368494837732353 9.9981e-09 AU
q 1.832611232250465 1.393e-07 AU
i 1.779660948470625 6.6173e-06 deg
node 197.7489926345157 0.00017105 deg
peri 120.4760258293689 0.00017155 deg
M 338.6926567999078 1.3745e-05 deg
tp 2457079.301392325463
(2015-Feb-25.80139233)
5.1037e-05 JED
period 1331.395518003575
3.65
8.4303e-06
2.308e-08
d
yr
n .2703929787444525 1.7121e-09 deg/d
Q 2.904378443214242 1.226e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      809  
   data-arc span      20052 days (54.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2015-08-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56481  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:30:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .821071 AU 
 T_jup = 3.511 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2 mag n/a MPO302130  

10437 van der Kruit           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Piet van der Kruit (b. 1944), a professor of astronomy at Groningen, works mainly on the structure of galaxies, using the radio synthesis telescope at Westerbork. Among his early successes were the radio-continuum maps of M51. The citation was prepared by U. Schwarz.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 6085 P-L = 1971 SH4 = 1995 CE6 
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