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7932 Plimpton (1989 GP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007932
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1733386675937106 4.4076e-08  
a 2.387534991839467 1.6041e-08 AU
q 1.973682857520654 1.0868e-07 AU
i 2.928705999307128 5.7694e-06 deg
node 141.6140522185338 9.6706e-05 deg
peri 119.6961165897258 9.8754e-05 deg
M 307.7033441220773 2.3932e-05 deg
tp 2457196.246706122338
(2015-Jun-22.74670612)
9.0213e-05 JED
period 1347.482224648141
3.69
1.358e-05
3.718e-08
d
yr
n .2671649342862422 2.6924e-09 deg/d
Q 2.801387126158281 1.8821e-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 = .96173 AU 
 T_jup = 3.512 
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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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