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10650 Houtman (4110 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010650
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1163697490601096 4.8558e-08  
a 2.230880708779418 1.0181e-08 au
q 1.971273680515718 1.087e-07 au
i 3.025242293176003 5.2429e-06 deg
node 196.4566601484108 0.00010057 deg
peri 119.9015489557564 0.00010347 deg
M 311.23826198379 2.3822e-05 deg
tp 2457765.350255619847
(2017-Jan-11.85025562)
8.0705e-05 JED
period 1217.06268967313
3.33
8.331e-06
2.281e-08
d
yr
n .295794130454107 2.0248e-09 deg/d
Q 2.490487737043119 1.1365e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      886  
   data-arc span      20296 days (55.57 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2016-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53146  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:09:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .959413 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.73732 au 
 T_jup = 3.631 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4 mag n/a MPO332919  
rotation period rot_per 33.8955 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

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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