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16623 Muenzel (1993 GM1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016623
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1458400785490655 6.0252e-08  
a 3.161312955366943 3.6755e-08 AU
q 2.70026682563805 1.9859e-07 AU
i 4.241036912944334 8.1308e-06 deg
node 229.4941315724723 8.3901e-05 deg
peri 280.5488243202092 8.8626e-05 deg
M 349.001683649656 3.0339e-05 deg
tp 2457063.222501438770
(2015-Feb-09.72250144)
0.00017342 JED
period 2053.050648725079
5.62
3.5804e-05
9.803e-08
d
yr
n .1753488157847231 3.058e-09 deg/d
Q 3.622359085095836 4.2115e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      966  
   data-arc span      7648 days (20.94 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-04-14  
   last obs. used      2014-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49637  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 21:37:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71602 AU 
 T_jup = 3.184 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2 mag n/a MPO240342  

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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