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12170 Vanvollenhoven (2372 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012170
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2996965065033589 4.6164e-08  
a 3.061745229469433 2.4667e-08 au
q 2.144150880394119 1.4057e-07 au
i 2.992237853700791 6.2744e-06 deg
node 247.5395245798271 0.00010661 deg
peri 59.55124556835821 0.00010723 deg
M 79.19786457736943 1.1393e-05 deg
tp 2456970.010094034316
(2014-Nov-08.51009403)
6.0043e-05 JED
period 1956.825060557633
5.36
2.3648e-05
6.474e-08
d
yr
n .1839714787265712 2.2233e-09 deg/d
Q 3.979339578544747 3.206e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      811  
   data-arc span      14474 days (39.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-02  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58079  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:19:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12931 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.30921 au 
 T_jup = 3.161 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO350898  

12170 Vanvollenhoven           Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Pieter van Vollenhoven (b. 1939) is a professor of risk management at the Technical University of Twente. The Netherlands Ambassador of the International Year of Astronomy (2009), he has actively supported the popularization of astronomy and space science in the Netherlands for many years.
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Reference: 20081212/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-12-12

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Alternate Designations
 2372 T-3 = 1976 JL7 = 1996 BP9 
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