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1965 van de Kamp (2521 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001965
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1055758427136835 3.8856e-08  
a 2.568299717627034 1.4688e-08 AU
q 2.297149310597245 9.6993e-08 AU
i 2.220403320915311 4.9483e-06 deg
node 88.23489450380679 0.00013495 deg
peri 343.6868883853526 0.0001383 deg
M 7.293400046172184 3.0404e-05 deg
tp 2456970.042481435544
(2014-Nov-08.54248144)
0.00012688 JED
period 1503.373819314748
4.12
1.2896e-05
3.531e-08
d
yr
n .2394614003349423 2.0542e-09 deg/d
Q 2.839450124656824 1.6239e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1391  
   data-arc span      20780 days (56.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-10-10  
   last obs. used      2013-09-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53688  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 17:36:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3115 AU 
 T_jup = 3.422 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0 mag n/a MPO265967  
rotation period rot_per 36. h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) lower-limit; Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Hayes-Gehrke, M.A.; Fromm, T.; Junghans, P.; Lochan, I.; Murphy, S. (2011) Minor Planet Bul. 38, 204-205.]

1965 van de Kamp           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 Peter van de Kamp, director of Sproul Observatory from 1937 until 1972, well known for his investigations on astrometric binary stars.
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Reference: MPC 5038Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 2521 P-L = 1927 QG = 1956 TN 
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