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10650 Houtman (4110 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010650
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1165409390890054 5.269e-08  
a 2.231190869898545 1.1213e-08 AU
q 1.971165790633754 1.1839e-07 AU
i 3.022065631833076 5.9101e-06 deg
node 196.5221673461312 0.00010458 deg
peri 119.3567587918209 0.00010829 deg
M 134.3677601363643 2.5583e-05 deg
tp 2456546.144185742224
(2013-Sep-10.64418574)
8.6747e-05 JED
period 1217.316512285393
3.33
9.1762e-06
2.512e-08
d
yr
n .2957324544330176 2.2293e-09 deg/d
Q 2.491215949163336 1.2519e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      733  
   data-arc span      19753 days (54.08 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54422  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:12:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .960658 AU 
 T_jup = 3.631 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3 mag n/a MPO267750  

10650 Houtman           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Cornelis de Houtman (1565-1599) sailed south with four ships in 1595 to find a route to the East Indies. In 1597 he returned and thus proved that, for the Dutch, trading with the Orient was possible. His brother Fredrick de Houtman (1571-1627) outlined twelve new southern constellations.
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Reference: 20021120/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 4110 P-L = 1996 HE26 
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