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73700 von Kues (1991 TW4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2073700
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2280048568740399 1.1874e-07  
a 3.121661732498683 3.3804e-08 AU
q 2.409907695971153 3.7986e-07 AU
i 17.85098015294581 1.2332e-05 deg
node 220.4164236948988 2.7309e-05 deg
peri 165.5749892409081 3.5317e-05 deg
M 70.07339083969862 1.8363e-05 deg
tp 2456608.372030670594
(2013-Nov-11.87203067)
0.00010144 JED
period 2014.545996233014
5.52
3.2723e-05
8.959e-08
d
yr
n .1787003129604196 2.9027e-09 deg/d
Q 3.833415769026213 4.1512e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      335  
   data-arc span      8144 days (22.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-10-05  
   last obs. used      2014-01-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52869  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 15:38:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4189 AU 
 T_jup = 3.103 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO296656  

73700 von Kues           Discovered 1991 Oct. 5 by F. Börngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
Nikolaus von Kues (Nicolaus Cusanus, 1401-1464), born near Trier, was a theologian, mathematician, scholar, experimental scientist and influential philosopher. He stressed the incomplete nature of man's knowledge of God and of the universe. His paper Perfectio mathematica (1458) anticipates infinitesimal methods.
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Reference: 20041126/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-12-06

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Alternate Designations
 1991 TW4 = 2002 OY3 
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