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10612 Houffalize (1997 JR17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010612
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .01287019867486196 5.1332e-08  
a 2.924535560525367 2.59e-08 AU
q 2.886896206829707 1.5093e-07 AU
i 2.320322572480144 6.187e-06 deg
node 161.3690308300104 0.00012035 deg
peri 124.6065950865038 0.00026221 deg
M 136.5193457482397 0.00023049 deg
tp 2456307.751675380181
(2013-Jan-15.25167538)
0.0011712 JED
period 1826.769645695804
5.00
2.4267e-05
6.644e-08
d
yr
n .1970691821205944 2.6179e-09 deg/d
Q 2.962174914221028 2.6234e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1406  
   data-arc span      12671 days (34.69 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-12-23  
   last obs. used      2014-09-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52758  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:57:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87266 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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