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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2262549200595012 5.8515e-08  
a 2.368494837485617 1.0038e-08 AU
q 1.832611227368968 1.4028e-07 AU
i 1.779660939007001 6.622e-06 deg
node 197.7489921945286 0.00017174 deg
peri 120.4760264065767 0.00017223 deg
M 338.6926568481585 1.3747e-05 deg
tp 2457079.301392134703
(2015-Feb-25.80139213)
5.1044e-05 JED
period 1331.39551779553
3.65
8.4643e-06
2.317e-08
d
yr
n .2703929787867044 1.719e-09 deg/d
Q 2.904378447602267 1.231e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      746  
   data-arc span      19634 days (53.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58489  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:18:03  

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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