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52293 Mommsen (1990 TQ3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052293
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1974236735864249 6.0433e-08  
a 3.178715362399632 3.6708e-08 AU
q 2.551161698269093 1.8279e-07 AU
i 10.89155872548231 1.0797e-05 deg
node 24.19516712546617 3.386e-05 deg
peri 72.62498831879154 4.9512e-05 deg
M 43.87589121157228 2.9367e-05 deg
tp 2456748.210405731315
(2014-Mar-31.71040573)
0.00016916 JED
period 2070.026418352768
5.67
3.5857e-05
9.817e-08
d
yr
n .1739108239432381 3.0125e-09 deg/d
Q 3.806269026530172 4.3955e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      702  
   data-arc span      8935 days (24.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2015-03-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53502  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 18:22:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59333 AU 
 T_jup = 3.142 
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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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