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16623 Muenzel (1993 GM1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016623
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1457301994511518 6.3312e-08  
a 3.159700159301479 3.6042e-08 AU
q 2.699236424880638 2.094e-07 AU
i 4.243400735264339 8.3941e-06 deg
node 229.5612167482399 8.5418e-05 deg
peri 280.7753812795489 9.0336e-05 deg
M 313.6828669211829 3.0704e-05 deg
tp 2457064.440724184482
(2015-Feb-10.94072418)
0.00017653 JED
period 2051.479752529627
5.62
3.5101e-05
9.61e-08
d
yr
n .1754830870526961 3.0025e-09 deg/d
Q 3.620163893722319 4.1294e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      967  
   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      .52057  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:09:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71456 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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