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11244 Andrekuipers (4314 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .171045330839821 5.7622e-08  
a 2.427696341264352 1.2774e-08 au
q 2.012450217394168 1.3845e-07 au
i 3.644720778635913 5.8392e-06 deg
node 95.93857053024185 9.3966e-05 deg
peri 323.7385733037667 9.5532e-05 deg
M 78.53495584363345 1.6556e-05 deg
tp 2457299.094983926747
(2015-Oct-03.59498393)
6.3485e-05 JED
period 1381.624330475347
3.78
1.0905e-05
2.986e-08
d
yr
n .2605628694133827 2.0566e-09 deg/d
Q 2.842942465134536 1.4959e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      931  
   data-arc span      19484 days (53.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-03  
   last obs. used      2016-04-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51087  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:11:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02484 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48687 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO350892  
rotation period rot_per 18.9143 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.]

11244 Andrékuipers           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Dutch physician André Kuipers (b. 1958) is a European Space Agency astronaut who has had an inspiring role in promoting space among young people.
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

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Alternate Designations
 4314 T-2 = 1962 XR1 
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