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10650 Houtman (4110 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010650
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1167017046148804 5.2802e-08  
a 2.230669473758273 1.136e-08 AU
q 1.970346543738304 1.1879e-07 AU
i 3.02233400950514 5.9288e-06 deg
node 196.5328766489226 0.00010461 deg
peri 119.2440363939019 0.00010834 deg
M 75.3054234667883 2.5624e-05 deg
tp 2456545.948877039234
(2013-Sep-10.44887704)
8.6791e-05 JED
period 1216.889834054129
3.33
9.2956e-06
2.545e-08
d
yr
n .2958361471396651 2.2598e-09 deg/d
Q 2.490992403778241 1.2686e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      729  
   data-arc span      19291 days (52.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2013-07-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54307  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 19:52:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .957928 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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