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7932 Plimpton (1989 GP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007932
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1733349436360089 4.4089e-08  
a 2.388509686045377 1.621e-08 AU
q 1.974497494240641 1.087e-07 AU
i 2.928167427431119 5.7684e-06 deg
node 141.6120587020698 9.6716e-05 deg
peri 119.5616310281694 9.8758e-05 deg
M 254.4251004962019 2.3736e-05 deg
tp 2457195.909512435994
(2015-Jun-22.40951244)
9.0173e-05 JED
period 1348.307458931911
3.69
1.3726e-05
3.758e-08
d
yr
n .267001415452512 2.7181e-09 deg/d
Q 2.802521877850114 1.902e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1062  
   data-arc span      9107 days (24.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-04-07  
   last obs. used      2014-03-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50123  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:38:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .960806 AU 
 T_jup = 3.511 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO253419  

7932 Plimpton           Discovered 1989 Apr. 7 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.
George Plimpton (1927-2003) was an American author, editor, actor and all-round Renaissance man. As the founding editor of the Paris Review, he fostered the careers of many now-famous writers. A giant in the world of participatory journalism, he chronicled his exploits as an amateur in many fields, especially professional sports.
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Reference: 20090607/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-06-08

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Alternate Designations
 1989 GP = 1997 PR2 
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