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6231 Hundertwasser (1985 FH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006231
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1422842860757484 7.1389e-08  
a 2.473965861985782 1.455e-08 au
q 2.121959395537361 1.8461e-07 au
i 9.415976059407921 5.8123e-06 deg
node 162.7725600311803 2.8526e-05 deg
peri 33.51637556622203 3.4158e-05 deg
M 358.8962784534622 2.149e-05 deg
tp 2457604.857586338727
8.4859e-05 JED
period 1421.310553248329
n .2532873615672798 2.2344e-09 deg/d
Q 2.825972328434202 1.662e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1257  
   data-arc span      11384 days (31.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-02-17  
   last obs. used      2016-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .4615  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:55:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.12814 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14287 au 
 T_jup = 3.450 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO350852  

6231 Hundertwasser           Discovered 1985 Mar. 20 by A. Mrkos at Klet.
Friedensreich Hundertwasser (Friedrich Stowasser, 1928-2000) was an Austrian graphic artist and painter whose decorative abstract style follows in the Secessionist (Art Nouveau) tradition of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. The name was suggested by J. Ticha.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1985 FH = 1989 GC 
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