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32893 van der Waals (1994 EM6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2032893
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1139351486392875 6.4184e-08  
a 2.766524434652197 3.1453e-08 AU
q 2.451320061975879 1.7314e-07 AU
i 17.76678139498691 7.8225e-06 deg
node 145.4114335538616 2.113e-05 deg
peri 281.7064696004581 4.0954e-05 deg
M 269.6633433693632 3.823e-05 deg
tp 2457422.256422645562
(2016-Feb-03.75642265)
0.00018215 JED
period 1680.738670384996
4.60
2.8662e-05
7.847e-08
d
yr
n .2141915375324453 3.6527e-09 deg/d
Q 3.081728807328516 3.5036e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      799  
   data-arc span      7532 days (20.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-02-08  
   last obs. used      2014-09-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54804  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 15:08:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53626 AU 
 T_jup = 3.261 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO309408  

32893 van der Waals           Discovered 1994 Mar. 9 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.
Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837-1923), a Dutch physicist and thermodynamicist at Leiden University, is known for his equation of state for the merging of liquid and gas phases of the same substance in a continuous manner. In 1910 he received the Nobel prize for physics.
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Reference: 20080618/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-06-20

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Alternate Designations
 1994 EM6 = 2001 UB93 
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