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1964 Luyten (2007 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001964
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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 .1943981391335039 4.3368e-08  
a 2.465893064385469 1.0111e-08 AU
q 1.98652804136672 1.0993e-07 AU
i 2.384135721620959 4.8438e-06 deg
node 238.6122433742026 0.00013772 deg
peri 163.3821043527838 0.00013883 deg
M 334.5239110697112 1.7164e-05 deg
tp 2457100.589850597661
(2015-Mar-19.08985060)
6.7678e-05 JED
period 1414.359414184595
3.87
8.6988e-06
2.382e-08
d
yr
n .2545321906083871 1.5655e-09 deg/d
Q 2.945258087404218 1.2076e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1168  
   data-arc span      29591 days (81.02 yr)  
   first obs. used      1933-10-21  
   last obs. used      2014-10-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48582  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 12:48:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .994897 AU 
 T_jup = 3.460 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO313434  

1964 Luyten           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten- Groeneveld at Leiden, on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named in honor of Willem Jacob Luyten, emeritus professor of astronomy at the University of Minnesota, well known for his investigations on stars with large proper motion.
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Reference: MPC 5038Last Updated: 2006-03-21

Alternate Designations
 2007 P-L = 1929 TU = 1933 UA1 
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