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37601 Vicjen (1992 GC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2037601
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .237626348490101 1.1677e-07  
a 2.263577106204279 2.219e-08 AU
q 1.725691543931167 2.6801e-07 AU
i 24.63387012476444 1.4875e-05 deg
node 32.28781666842691 2.3295e-05 deg
peri 123.203108730068 4.0352e-05 deg
M 199.5186982518602 2.7827e-05 deg
tp 2457355.015006688282
(2015-Nov-28.51500669)
9.9042e-05 JED
period 1243.916893951138
3.41
1.8292e-05
5.008e-08
d
yr
n .2894084015986851 4.2557e-09 deg/d
Q 2.801462668477392 2.7464e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      423  
   data-arc span      13480 days (36.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-08-20  
   last obs. used      2013-07-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56261  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 01:26:45  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .812925 AU 
 T_jup = 3.463 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO266134  

37601 Vicjen           Discovered 1992 Apr. 3 by C. S. Shoemaker and D. H. Levy at Palomar.
Vic Winter (b. 1953) and Jen Winter (b. 1969) have spread interest in astronomy to a series of rural schools in Bolivia. They work with schools there, giving freely of their astronomical knowledge and providing telescopes and support. They try to instill in this remote land a love of the night sky.
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Reference: 20050125/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-06-01

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Alternate Designations
 1992 GC1 = 1999 FW59 
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