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11432 Kerkhoven (1052 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011432
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1400726657780093 5.0013e-08  
a 3.1429134591287 3.697e-08 AU
q 2.702677192598959 1.5381e-07 AU
i .7093544359545043 8.1096e-06 deg
node 2.177929354809592 0.00045895 deg
peri 282.2543192068609 0.00046026 deg
M 188.7001206097242 3.5079e-05 deg
tp 2457768.892946399401
(2017-Jan-15.39294640)
0.00020637 JED
period 2035.152984022325
5.57
3.591e-05
9.832e-08
d
yr
n .1768908788805092 3.1212e-09 deg/d
Q 3.583149725658442 4.2149e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      691  
   data-arc span      14704 days (40.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2013-12-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56308  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 20:05:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68578 AU 
 T_jup = 3.195 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO253445  

11432 Kerkhoven           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Leiden on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Rudolf Albert Kerkhoven (1879-1940) was a notable Dutch tea planter in Malabar, West Java, who, with his uncle Karel Albert Rudolf Bosscha, greatly contributed to the establishment of the Lembang Observatory. His legacy continues to support astronomical research in Indonesia and Holland.
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Reference: 20070926/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-09-30

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Alternate Designations
 1052 T-2 = 1995 SG17 
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