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10439 van Schooten (6676 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010439
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .114620758966992 4.8013e-08  
a 2.992268607093441 2.4532e-08 AU
q 2.649292508315286 1.4269e-07 AU
i 1.127387146296744 6.0608e-06 deg
node 344.9392820750155 0.00028135 deg
peri 130.2550841862133 0.00028285 deg
M 61.16765781574408 2.8299e-05 deg
tp 2456679.268118336150
(2014-Jan-21.76811834)
0.00014782 JED
period 1890.598422900871
5.18
2.325e-05
6.366e-08
d
yr
n .1904158998755685 2.3417e-09 deg/d
Q 3.335244705871595 2.7344e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      924  
   data-arc span      19965 days (54.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2015-05-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56725  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:04:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.66586 AU 
 T_jup = 3.245 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO337346  

10439 van Schooten           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Frans van Schooten (c. 1615-1660), at the University of Leiden, wrote Exercitationes mathematicae (1657) and Geometria a Renato Des Cartes (1659-1661). A promotor of cartesian geometry, he printed the first Latin version of Descartes' La Géométrie in 1649. The name was suggested by W. A. Fröger.
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Reference: 20010804/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 6676 P-L = 1989 GF6 
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