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131762 Csonka (2002 AD11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2131762
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2176388140736393 2.4651e-07  
a 2.539628749716871 2.9397e-08 au
q 1.986906960441172 6.3887e-07 au
i 4.562346811405114 8.2923e-06 deg
node 165.6734996896081 0.00016343 deg
peri 284.4017833823232 0.00016641 deg
M 227.5601496599843 3.8314e-05 deg
tp 2458144.338512887094
0.00016559 JED
period 1478.270053437229
n .2435278988185811 4.2284e-09 deg/d
Q 3.092350538992571 3.5795e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      150  
   data-arc span      6355 days (17.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-12-29  
   last obs. used      2015-05-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .68169  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 20:48:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.00761 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14274 au 
 T_jup = 3.408 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7 mag n/a MPO338161  

131762 Csonka           Discovered 2002 Jan. 11 by K. Sárneczky and Z. Heiner at Piszkéstető.
János Csonka (1852-1939) is one of the greatest figures of the Hungarian engineering industry. He invented the first Hungarian gas engine, several other engines and vehicles. He was the coinventor of the carburetor with Donát Bánki. This minor planet was discovered on the 150th anniversary of his birth.
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Reference: 20090209/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-02-11
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