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16623 Muenzel (1993 GM1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016623
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1449246884104755 5.773e-08  
a 3.157874897890682 2.7606e-08 au
q 2.700220862274612 1.8655e-07 au
i 4.243399972257059 5.9188e-06 deg
node 229.4268336789267 8.0761e-05 deg
peri 280.3450543425939 8.4005e-05 deg
M 94.58075251126033 2.0059e-05 deg
tp 2457061.993347557879
(2015-Feb-08.49334756)
0.00011515 JED
period 2049.7023943226
5.61
2.6877e-05
7.359e-08
d
yr
n .1756352536822671 2.3031e-09 deg/d
Q 3.615528933506751 3.1606e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1154  
   data-arc span      8374 days (22.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-04-14  
   last obs. used      2016-03-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49357  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 16:27:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71436 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.43965 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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