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8409 Valentaugustus (1995 WB43)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008409
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1526071971229155 5.9031e-08  
a 3.210418672293092 3.0679e-08 au
q 2.720485677123371 1.8848e-07 au
i 4.321523646775749 6.2005e-06 deg
node 262.2518174381896 7.8211e-05 deg
peri 100.7933045513605 8.0622e-05 deg
M 179.4974104884476 2.1086e-05 deg
tp 2456352.897267073146
(2013-Mar-01.39726707)
0.0001198 JED
period 2101.072003364304
5.75
3.0117e-05
8.246e-08
d
yr
n .1713411055992162 2.456e-09 deg/d
Q 3.700351667462812 3.5361e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1199  
   data-arc span      19556 days (53.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-11-10  
   last obs. used      2015-05-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51365  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:01:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72064 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.80017 au 
 T_jup = 3.169 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5 mag n/a MPO247442  

8409 Valentaugustus           Discovered 1995 Nov. 28 by R. Weber et al. at Socorro.
Valentin Augustus Weber (1867-1940) was a grandfather of the team leader. Born in Germany, he moved to the U.S. in 1889, where he designed and constructed stained-glass windows for cathedrals and mahogany furniture for his friends and neighbors in Brooklyn, New York.
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Reference: 20080618/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-06-20

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Alternate Designations
 1995 WB43 = 1961 VQ = 1978 SC8 = 1978 WY20 = 1984 UN1 = 1990 WD13 = 1994 LU7 
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