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10970 de Zeeuw (1079 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010970
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1323748937885155 6.1567e-08  
a 2.719379972954442 2.1003e-08 AU
q 2.359402337863981 1.7305e-07 AU
i 1.872522054933053 6.2935e-06 deg
node 6.673838419298015 0.00018074 deg
peri 311.821048899815 0.00018197 deg
M 99.60698021334987 2.2405e-05 deg
tp 2456547.299331148828
(2013-Sep-11.79933115)
0.00010193 JED
period 1637.959914425308
4.48
1.8976e-05
5.195e-08
d
yr
n .219785598432248 2.5463e-09 deg/d
Q 3.079357608044903 2.3784e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1079  
   data-arc span      22924 days (62.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-28  
   last obs. used      2014-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51896  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:57:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3476 AU 
 T_jup = 3.346 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO267751  

10970 de Zeeuw           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Pieter Timotheus (Tim) de Zeeuw (b. 1956) is currently director of Leiden Observatory and of the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (NOVA). He has made substantial contributions to galaxy dynamics and has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Claude Bernard University of Lyon.
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Reference: 20060219/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-03

Alternate Designations
 1079 T-2 = 1991 RQ8 = 1991 RX8 
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