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7932 Plimpton (1989 GP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007932
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1735105515322935 4.3675e-08  
a 2.387897482264373 1.3316e-08 au
q 1.973572073114107 1.0681e-07 au
i 2.928788623568452 5.0186e-06 deg
node 141.6135742395759 9.2868e-05 deg
peri 119.7153885293258 9.4299e-05 deg
M 54.54321637411233 1.5357e-05 deg
tp 2457196.297908032739
(2015-Jun-22.79790803)
5.7773e-05 JED
period 1347.789111004921
3.69
1.1274e-05
3.087e-08
d
yr
n .26710410186619 2.2342e-09 deg/d
Q 2.802222891414639 1.5626e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1133  
   data-arc span      9617 days (26.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-04-07  
   last obs. used      2015-08-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50343  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-05 13:35:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .958768 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.2619 au 
 T_jup = 3.512 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO332893  

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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