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21118 Hezimmermann (1992 SB17)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2021118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1941941770680397 7.5652e-08  
a 2.413178600307228 2.0199e-08 AU
q 1.944553367902362 1.809e-07 AU
i 2.052345723843901 8.8467e-06 deg
node 346.5184753043696 0.00018223 deg
peri 60.16703958081045 0.0001832 deg
M 248.9021571928735 1.9768e-05 deg
tp 2457223.057437810987
(2015-Jul-19.55743781)
7.7075e-05 JED
period 1369.249607087756
3.75
1.7192e-05
4.707e-08
d
yr
n .2629177310962904 3.3011e-09 deg/d
Q 2.881803832712094 2.4122e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      479  
   data-arc span      13902 days (38.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-29  
   last obs. used      2014-06-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55686  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:46:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .953924 AU 
 T_jup = 3.491 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO263535  

21118 Hezimmermann           Discovered 1992 Sept. 24 by L. D. Schmadel and F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
Helmut Zimmermann (b. 1926), director of Jena University Observatory from 1969 to 1978, worked on the interstellar radiation field and cloud collisions. He was the integrating figure in the new study course of astronomy for student teachers in Germany. The citation was prepared by W. Pfau.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 1992 SB17 = 2000 WU137 
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