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12156 Ubels (1042 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012156
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1200205397490797 6.727e-08  
a 2.648703253492689 1.584e-08 AU
q 2.330804459373353 1.768e-07 AU
i 1.91200607210265 7.3756e-06 deg
node 214.8556221256906 0.00017088 deg
peri 140.4935382464069 0.00017303 deg
M 158.3139122175619 2.9158e-05 deg
tp 2456108.087395888708
(2012-Jun-29.58739589)
0.00012611 JED
period 1574.520735344531
4.31
1.4124e-05
3.867e-08
d
yr
n .2286410028898261 2.051e-09 deg/d
Q 2.966602047612025 1.7741e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      844  
   data-arc span      14792 days (40.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2014-03-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54826  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:01:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32516 AU 
 T_jup = 3.380 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO256954  

12156 Ubels           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Egbert Ubels (1969-2008) was a fantastic father to Nick and Dagmar and the beloved husband of Sandra. He was a fireman through and through, who perished in his harness while trying to extinguish a huge fire. He will always be remembered by this special place in the sky.
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Reference: 20090209/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-02-11

Alternate Designations
 1042 T-2 = 1982 VN4 = 1993 FD50 
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