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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 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1458400805397868 5.9772e-08  
a 3.16131292655237 2.8719e-08 AU
q 2.700266794732503 1.9514e-07 AU
i 4.241032015703168 6.0161e-06 deg
node 229.4941147244858 8.2357e-05 deg
peri 280.5488226266089 8.5643e-05 deg
M 349.0017099072995 2.0478e-05 deg
tp 2457063.222350836022
(2015-Feb-09.72235084)
0.00011663 JED
period 2053.050620655518
5.62
2.7977e-05
7.66e-08
d
yr
n .1753488181821136 2.3895e-09 deg/d
Q 3.622359058372237 3.2908e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1126  
   data-arc span      8081 days (22.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-04-14  
   last obs. used      2015-05-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .4947  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:26:55  

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 13.3 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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