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7932 Plimpton (1989 GP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007932
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1736044589500981 4.3675e-08  
a 2.38791753578499 1.337e-08 au
q 1.973364403967585 1.0685e-07 au
i 2.92874363183263 5.0184e-06 deg
node 141.612952144885 9.2875e-05 deg
peri 119.7136481517238 9.4304e-05 deg
M 107.9552339064364 1.5287e-05 deg
tp 2457196.325773306254
(2015-Jun-22.82577331)
5.7738e-05 JED
period 1347.806089104066
3.69
1.1319e-05
3.099e-08
d
yr
n .2671007371982601 2.2432e-09 deg/d
Q 2.802470667602394 1.5691e-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 = .959715 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.26277 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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