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6948 Gounelle (1981 ET22)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006948
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1589524135256493 4.7706e-08  
a 2.395665015269512 1.3053e-08 AU
q 2.014868279093461 1.1646e-07 AU
i 2.586935537398884 6.9936e-06 deg
node 26.49484820815507 0.00010646 deg
peri 90.34973232133656 0.00010913 deg
M 24.88259283208373 2.2301e-05 deg
tp 2456706.888178622534
(2014-Feb-18.38817862)
8.3913e-05 JED
period 1354.37074115662
3.71
1.1069e-05
3.031e-08
d
yr
n .2658060965585858 2.1724e-09 deg/d
Q 2.776461751445562 1.5128e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      968  
   data-arc span      23190 days (63.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-12-09  
   last obs. used      2014-06-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49472  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:35:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03289 AU 
 T_jup = 3.510 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO279588  

6948 Gounelle           Discovered 1981 Mar. 2 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
Matthieu Gounelle (b. 1971) is curator of meteorites at Muséum National d´Histoire Naturelle in Paris. His research encompasses both physical and theoretical studies focused on the evolution of the early solar system.
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Reference: 20060809/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-08

Alternate Designations
 1981 ET22 = 1990 QL7 
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