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29214 Apitzsch (1991 TL6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2029214
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1452904935574924 5.7108e-08  
a 2.87616393670214 2.9787e-08 AU
q 2.458284658786426 1.7541e-07 AU
i 2.980497534934776 5.7724e-06 deg
node 276.7590636380859 0.00012406 deg
peri 34.32403417796871 0.00012647 deg
M 310.6313313124484 2.8e-05 deg
tp 2457244.824937710757
0.00013975 JED
period 1781.635598329415
n .202061521636389 3.1389e-09 deg/d
Q 3.294043214617854 3.4114e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      855  
   data-arc span      8319 days (22.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-15  
   last obs. used      2014-06-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56002  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 03:17:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44558 AU 
 T_jup = 3.278 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO259541  

29214 Apitzsch           Discovered 1991 Oct. 2 by L. D. Schmadel and F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
Rolf Apitzsch (b. 1943) is a German amateur astronomer who started serious astronomical work after his retirement in 1999. His work at his Wildberg observatory is dedicated to NEO follow-up and detection of new minor planets. The name was suggested by the first discoverer.
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Reference: 20090209/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-02-11

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Alternate Designations
 1991 TL6 = 1999 FL47 
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