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12710 Breda (1990 VQ5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012710
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06416663222819756 5.6509e-08  
a 2.591519061539915 1.9664e-08 AU
q 2.425230011005719 1.4453e-07 AU
i 8.728444705430755 5.7763e-06 deg
node 133.1508532080198 3.5289e-05 deg
peri 76.40406133389951 5.6968e-05 deg
M 130.8395649463718 4.4161e-05 deg
tp 2456446.682558636165
0.00018708 JED
period 1523.807259468493
n .2362503510618323 2.6889e-09 deg/d
Q 2.75780811207411 2.0926e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      924  
   data-arc span      8750 days (23.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-11-15  
   last obs. used      2014-10-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51296  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:32:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44034 AU 
 T_jup = 3.400 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO302144  

12710 Breda           Discovered 1990 Nov. 15 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Breda, a city dating from 1252 in the southern part of The Netherlands, was captured in 1581 by the Spaniards during the Eighty Years War. In 1590 the town fell again into the hands of Maurice of Nassau, using a handful of men hidden under the turf of a peat-boat.
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Alternate Designations
 1990 VQ5 = 1992 FG1 
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