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11431 Karelbosscha (4843 T-1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011431
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1222969941140258 8.0748e-08  
a 3.14805638712937 3.3971e-08 au
q 2.763058553681988 2.6058e-07 au
i 5.86801456801139 7.5637e-06 deg
node 35.71022980922736 6.9862e-05 deg
peri 167.58748298 7.5346e-05 deg
M 36.66311182275605 3.0229e-05 deg
tp 2457392.727051154561
0.00017034 JED
period 2040.15038183235
n .1764575803851616 2.8562e-09 deg/d
Q 3.533054220576751 3.8125e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      585  
   data-arc span      16435 days (45.00 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-04-16  
   last obs. used      2016-04-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54288  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:11:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.75934 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.42543 au 
 T_jup = 3.189 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO337355  

11431 Karelbosscha           Discovered 1971 May 13 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Leiden on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Karel Albert Rudolf Bosscha (1865-1928) was a notable Dutch tea planter in Malabar, West Java, who, with his nephew Rudolf Albert Kerkhoven, greatly contributed to the establishment of an astronomical observatory in Lembang, near Bandung.
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Reference: 20070926/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-09-30

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Alternate Designations
 4843 T-1 = 3199 T-2 
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