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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 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .170035223634596 4.837e-08  
a 2.213536124771488 8.4863e-09 AU
q 1.837157014772711 1.0846e-07 AU
i 3.944259160582622 5.6581e-06 deg
node 356.98332654496 7.5622e-05 deg
peri 316.1356467465361 7.7968e-05 deg
M 93.96152455316076 1.9684e-05 deg
tp 2456686.538856732245
(2014-Jan-29.03885673)
6.5216e-05 JED
period 1202.89674006348
3.29
6.9176e-06
1.894e-08
d
yr
n .2992775589208113 1.7211e-09 deg/d
Q 2.589915234770265 9.9293e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1320  
   data-arc span      24044 days (65.83 yr)  
   first obs. used      1948-11-03  
   last obs. used      2014-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52205  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:39:06  

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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