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37601 Vicjen (1992 GC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2037601
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2377432886659924 1.1648e-07  
a 2.263316014706799 2.1916e-08 AU
q 1.725227822079997 2.6652e-07 AU
i 24.63605186955949 1.4978e-05 deg
node 32.28527165573291 1.8134e-05 deg
peri 123.2228827289323 3.2453e-05 deg
M 257.3899156983645 2.7693e-05 deg
tp 2457354.989817715248
(2015-Nov-28.48981772)
9.8729e-05 JED
period 1243.701681428745
3.41
1.8064e-05
4.946e-08
d
yr
n .289458481383122 4.2043e-09 deg/d
Q 2.801404207333602 2.7126e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      541  
   data-arc span      14040 days (38.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-08-20  
   last obs. used      2015-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49272  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 15:56:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .813098 AU 
 T_jup = 3.464 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO313705  

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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