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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 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1974236928561699 7.1883e-08  
a 3.178715350815953 4.4913e-08 AU
q 2.551161627719272 2.3299e-07 AU
i 10.89156173900681 1.2363e-05 deg
node 24.19517160431525 3.9337e-05 deg
peri 72.62498571183724 5.3719e-05 deg
M 43.87589323644956 2.9485e-05 deg
tp 2456748.210395467189
(2014-Mar-31.71039547)
0.00016973 JED
period 2070.026407037574
5.67
4.3872e-05
1.201e-07
d
yr
n .1739108248938708 3.6859e-09 deg/d
Q 3.806269073912634 5.378e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      560  
   data-arc span      8533 days (23.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2014-02-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54918  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 08:18:20  

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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