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132445 Gaertner (2002 GD178)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2132445
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2237952751729723 8.5549e-08  
a 2.319407249084762 2.9898e-08 au
q 1.800334865537651 1.878e-07 au
i 5.780727320088393 7.8989e-06 deg
node 32.66571096733887 9.0708e-05 deg
peri 291.894558224813 9.3241e-05 deg
M 232.97631428447 3.1516e-05 deg
tp 2457855.746013472064
(2017-Apr-12.24601347)
0.00011974 JED
period 1290.220512235583
3.53
2.4947e-05
6.83e-08
d
yr
n .2790220714877823 5.3951e-09 deg/d
Q 2.838479632631873 3.6589e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      244  
   data-arc span      7200 days (19.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-05-29  
   last obs. used      2015-02-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55474  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 19:20:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .796562 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50957 au 
 T_jup = 3.538 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.6 mag n/a MPO266441  

132445 Gaertner           Discovered 2002 Apr. 14 by M. Meyer at Palomar.
Christian Gaertner (1705-1782), a craftsman and merchant in Tolkewitz, Germany, was an amateur astronomer who inspired J. G. Palitzsch, the recoverer of comet 1P/Halley in 1758. In the course of popularizing astronomy he gave lessons in astronomy to the Royal Family of Saxony.
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Reference: 20061109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-11-13
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