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8245 Molnar (1977 RC9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008245
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1435152199890249 5.8018e-08  
a 2.411563632664839 1.9088e-08 AU
q 2.065467547405412 1.3833e-07 AU
i 1.458124800712358 6.5269e-06 deg
node 318.9506393238203 0.00022909 deg
peri 256.8190558841384 0.00023034 deg
M 94.43093336196735 2.5242e-05 deg
tp 2456641.695156229866
(2013-Dec-15.19515623)
9.4269e-05 JED
period 1367.875326002785
3.75
1.624e-05
4.446e-08
d
yr
n .263181880070894 3.1246e-09 deg/d
Q 2.757659717924265 2.1827e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      895  
   data-arc span      13025 days (35.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-08  
   last obs. used      2013-05-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55695  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 19:12:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06067 AU 
 T_jup = 3.505 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO263423  

8245 Molnar           Discovered 1977 Sept. 8 by S. J. Bus at Palomar.
Lawrence A. Molnar (b. 1959) is a professor of physics and astronomy and Observatory Director at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI. He engages and trains students in the techniques of minor-planet lightcurve photometry, following through with the publication of new results.
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Reference: 20120506/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 1977 RC9 = 1991 EV3 = 1992 RM3 
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