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16623 Muenzel (1993 GM1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016623
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1450420219747075 5.9863e-08  
a 3.158020366960454 2.8445e-08 au
q 2.699974707499202 1.9464e-07 au
i 4.243324103735298 6.0135e-06 deg
node 229.4271233473419 8.2263e-05 deg
peri 280.3508176709297 8.5595e-05 deg
M 59.43558537739274 2.0468e-05 deg
tp 2457062.073112043358
(2015-Feb-08.57311204)
0.00011725 JED
period 2049.844026786223
5.61
2.7695e-05
7.582e-08
d
yr
n .1756231182937433 2.3728e-09 deg/d
Q 3.616066026421706 3.257e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1129  
   data-arc span      8089 days (22.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-04-14  
   last obs. used      2015-06-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49596  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:19:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71533 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.43953 au 
 T_jup = 3.185 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3 mag n/a MPO337399  

16623 Muenzel           Discovered 1993 Apr. 14 by H. Debehogne at La Silla.
Gisela Muenzel (b. 1929) was the life partner of Hilmar W. Duerbeck (1948-2012). Over the last 20 years, she contributed various papers on the history of astronomy, and collaborated with Duerbeck on diverse historical archives of astronomers and observatories.
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Reference: 20120703/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-07-09

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Alternate Designations
 1993 GM1 = 1996 VL5 
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