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18241 Genzel (1325 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2018241
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06593908170357783 7.3205e-08  
a 2.726814335899484 2.0881e-08 AU
q 2.54701070261412 2.0723e-07 AU
i 5.190382143118302 7.4582e-06 deg
node 17.78173599532418 7.6357e-05 deg
peri 356.4967800937609 9.5071e-05 deg
M .5801981722862198 5.7641e-05 deg
tp 2456797.849330167612
(2014-May-20.34933017)
0.00026333 JED
period 1644.681395495754
4.50
1.8891e-05
5.172e-08
d
yr
n .2188873790303233 2.5142e-09 deg/d
Q 2.906617969184847 2.2258e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      652  
   data-arc span      14557 days (39.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2013-07-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49986  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-26 20:37:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.54614 AU 
 T_jup = 3.347 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO267776  

18241 Genzel           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Reinhard Genzel (b. 1952), director of the Max-Planck Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik and professor at the University of California at Berkeley, is known for his pioneering work in infrared astronomy and his quest to discover the presence of a black hole in the Galactic Center.
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Reference: 20050919/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-09-26

Alternate Designations
 1325 T-2 = 1991 RJ33 
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