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10653 Witsen (6030 P-L)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010653
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0139877011993446 5.9705e-08  
a 3.6484973094855 4.2158e-08 au
q 3.597463219293804 2.184e-07 au
i 3.311898953498716 6.8174e-06 deg
node 181.2270107505411 0.00010128 deg
peri 289.4290409183285 0.00026698 deg
M 253.6771048682007 0.00024967 deg
tp 2458352.285188966693
(2018-Aug-21.78518897)
0.0017688 JED
period 2545.478729604918
6.97
4.4119e-05
1.208e-07
d
yr
n .1414272277403297 2.4513e-09 deg/d
Q 3.699531399677196 4.2748e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1126  
   data-arc span      20161 days (55.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2015-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51781  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:41:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.6144 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.30056 au 
 T_jup = 3.098 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.4 mag n/a MPO347611  

10653 Witsen           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Nicolaas Witsen (1641-1717) was a Dutch lawyer, politician, scientist, graphic artist, collector, author and cartographer. He also was mayor of the city of Amsterdam and governor of the Dutch East India Company, beginning in 1693. In this capacity he initiated research on people, flora and fauna in Asia.
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Reference: 20021120/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 6030 P-L = 3146 T-1 
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