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8409 Valentaugustus (1995 WB43)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008409
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .153829338452366 5.685e-08  
a 3.206737169109279 2.8104e-08 au
q 2.713446911794585 1.8335e-07 au
i 4.325476743653655 5.4278e-06 deg
node 262.1194139470639 7.6456e-05 deg
peri 101.1180341417108 7.8305e-05 deg
M 213.5743882617099 1.9992e-05 deg
tp 2458453.615871590745
(2018-Dec-01.11587159)
0.00012179 JED
period 2097.458976791532
5.74
2.7574e-05
7.549e-08
d
yr
n .1716362531917975 2.2564e-09 deg/d
Q 3.700027426423972 3.2428e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1341  
   data-arc span      19879 days (54.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-11-10  
   last obs. used      2016-04-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50794  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:02:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.7144 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.80092 au 
 T_jup = 3.170 
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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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