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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 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1974236803490419 6.9011e-08  
a 3.178715358371396 4.3137e-08 AU
q 2.551161673539691 2.2093e-07 AU
i 10.89155802232958 1.1944e-05 deg
node 24.1951644031544 3.8794e-05 deg
peri 72.62499146467735 5.3323e-05 deg
M 43.87589202856607 2.9385e-05 deg
tp 2456748.210401513113
(2014-Mar-31.71040151)
0.00016927 JED
period 2070.026414417897
5.67
4.2137e-05
1.154e-07
d
yr
n .1739108242738217 3.5401e-09 deg/d
Q 3.8062690432031 5.1653e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      576  
   data-arc span      8846 days (24.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2014-12-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55201  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 04:28:17  

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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