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11764 Benbaillaud (6531 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011764
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0689461366986939 6.9814e-08  
a 2.194745341484106 9.7299e-09 AU
q 2.043426129151321 1.535e-07 AU
i 4.706479962100532 7.5696e-06 deg
node 16.34639692142195 5.5776e-05 deg
peri 19.52989947120023 7.2672e-05 deg
M 149.3908624087678 4.524e-05 deg
tp 2456307.671103503988
(2013-Jan-15.17110350)
0.00014856 JED
period 1187.61214627108
3.25
7.8975e-06
2.162e-08
d
yr
n .3031292675225197 2.0158e-09 deg/d
Q 2.346064553816891 1.0401e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      977  
   data-arc span      19631 days (53.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51073  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:26:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04873 AU 
 T_jup = 3.662 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 35901)  

11764 Benbaillaud           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Benjamin Baillaud (1848-1934) was a director of the Toulouse (1878-1907) and Paris (1907-1926) Observatories. He founded the Pic du Midi Observatory and served as first president of the International Astronomical Union.
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Reference: 20070926/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-09-30

Alternate Designations
 6531 P-L = 3007 T-2 
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