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8409 Valentaugustus (1995 WB43)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008409
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1496562544306428 5.8375e-08  
a 3.214920762865972 2.8991e-08 AU
q 2.733787763204146 1.8524e-07 AU
i 4.334103976360862 6.2641e-06 deg
node 262.7942697119142 7.7874e-05 deg
peri 99.7796213126831 8.0602e-05 deg
M 111.8269692460884 2.1639e-05 deg
tp 2456346.469666559332
(2013-Feb-22.96966656)
0.00012451 JED
period 2105.493170618824
5.76
2.848e-05
7.797e-08
d
yr
n .1709813192574701 2.3128e-09 deg/d
Q 3.696053762527799 3.333e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1191  
   data-arc span      19493 days (53.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-11-10  
   last obs. used      2015-03-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51348  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:31:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73579 AU 
 T_jup = 3.168 
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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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