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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1974236675843103 6.5727e-08  
a 3.178715366555031 4.0887e-08 AU
q 2.551161720683131 2.0675e-07 AU
i 10.89155589872553 1.1476e-05 deg
node 24.19515870092219 3.7775e-05 deg
peri 72.62499446729294 5.2541e-05 deg
M 43.87589173649697 2.937e-05 deg
tp 2456748.210402218248
(2014-Mar-31.71040222)
0.00016922 JED
period 2070.026422411854
5.67
3.9939e-05
1.093e-07
d
yr
n .1739108236022188 3.3555e-09 deg/d
Q 3.80626901242693 4.8959e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      584  
   data-arc span      8866 days (24.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2015-01-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54927  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 15:13:49  

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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