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1608 Munoz (1951 RZ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001608
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1700352203365972 4.8505e-08  
a 2.213536125442441 8.5153e-09 AU
q 1.837157022629818 1.088e-07 AU
i 3.944258762248936 5.6655e-06 deg
node 356.9833320611197 7.5745e-05 deg
peri 316.135641147665 7.8087e-05 deg
M 93.96152403713128 1.9692e-05 deg
tp 2456686.538858313747
(2014-Jan-29.03885831)
6.524e-05 JED
period 1202.896740610402
3.29
6.9412e-06
1.9e-08
d
yr
n .2992775587847386 1.727e-09 deg/d
Q 2.589915228255064 9.9632e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1305  
   data-arc span      23618 days (64.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-11-03  
   last obs. used      2013-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52288  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:32:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .8267 AU 
 T_jup = 3.633 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6 mag n/a MPO265965  

1608 Munoz           Discovered 1951 Sept. 1 by M. Itzigsohn at La Plata.
Named in memory of F. A. Munoz, an assistant in the department of extra-meridian astronomy at the La Plata Observatory and involved for many years in computational and observational work on minor planets at La Plata; he also took an active part in site testing for the 2.15-m Argentine telescope.
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Reference: MPC 5449Last Updated: 2006-03-21

Alternate Designations
 1951 RZ = 1951 RK1 = 1961 UD = 1974 HH1 
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