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52293 Mommsen (1990 TQ3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052293
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1972308850252461 5.9428e-08  
a 3.176190927714305 3.5245e-08 au
q 2.549747980032055 1.7752e-07 au
i 10.89572306124791 1.0715e-05 deg
node 24.1852771655413 3.1582e-05 deg
peri 72.41681062899876 4.7659e-05 deg
M 113.7233280765087 2.9329e-05 deg
tp 2456747.361344083753
(2014-Mar-30.86134408)
0.0001688 JED
period 2067.560984248214
5.66
3.4415e-05
9.422e-08
d
yr
n .1741182014666908 2.8982e-09 deg/d
Q 3.802633875396555 4.2197e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      764  
   data-arc span      9041 days (24.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2015-07-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52866  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 15:58:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59174 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.60804 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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