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52293 Mommsen (1990 TQ3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052293
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1971475699994794 5.8944e-08  
a 3.1761377695593 3.467e-08 au
q 2.549969926307118 1.7623e-07 au
i 10.89537541167294 1.0477e-05 deg
node 24.18365108350385 3.0961e-05 deg
peri 72.39171358890479 4.5797e-05 deg
M 148.5902174208033 2.8122e-05 deg
tp 2456747.134378967462
(2014-Mar-30.63437897)
0.00016115 JED
period 2067.509079024354
5.66
3.3852e-05
9.268e-08
d
yr
n .1741225727385352 2.851e-09 deg/d
Q 3.802305612811482 4.1505e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      768  
   data-arc span      9291 days (25.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2016-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53308  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 17:54:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59075 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.60728 au 
 T_jup = 3.143 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a MPO280040  

52293 Mommsen           Discovered 1990 Oct. 12 by F. Börngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
German classical historian and epigraphist Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) revolutionized the study of Roman history and initiated the exploration of the Roman border fortifications in Germany ("limes"). A powerful writer, he won the 1902 Nobel Prize in literature.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1990 TQ3 = 1998 FD146 
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