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10612 Houffalize (1997 JR17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010612
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01294173694296781 5.2165e-08  
a 2.924681302597609 2.6428e-08 AU
q 2.886830846537375 1.5432e-07 AU
i 2.320289841721427 6.2662e-06 deg
node 161.3676014493946 0.00012084 deg
peri 125.0190313271006 0.00026362 deg
M 96.68374340646108 0.00023164 deg
tp 2456309.855193437213
(2013-Jan-17.35519344)
0.0011768 JED
period 1826.906200973591
5.00
2.4762e-05
6.779e-08
d
yr
n .197054451842218 2.6709e-09 deg/d
Q 2.962531758657844 2.677e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1392  
   data-arc span      12429 days (34.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-12-23  
   last obs. used      2014-01-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5293  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 19:52:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87068 AU 
 T_jup = 3.277 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO267749  

10612 Houffalize           Discovered 1997 May 3 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Houffalize, a small city on the Ourthe river in the province of Luxemburg (Belgium), was completely destroyed at the end of 1944. Rebuilt, it is now a tourist attraction.
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Reference: 20071124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-11-26

Alternate Designations
 1997 JR17 = 1979 YW1 = 1988 RX5 = 1997 LG14 = 1998 OT13 = 1998 QC22 
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