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8604 Vanier (1929 PK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008604
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2192644544981207 5.3818e-08  
a 2.225882988055695 9.4674e-09 AU
q 1.737825968903016 1.1928e-07 AU
i 4.408435291398951 6.114e-06 deg
node 152.6278356033055 7.3057e-05 deg
peri 226.5189893501987 7.4333e-05 deg
M 145.6035432079411 1.5584e-05 deg
tp 2456309.906979892947
(2013-Jan-17.40697989)
5.1195e-05 JED
period 1212.975202027273
3.32
7.7388e-06
2.119e-08
d
yr
n .2967908984440274 1.8935e-09 deg/d
Q 2.713940007208373 1.1543e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1031  
   data-arc span      30916 days (84.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1929-08-12  
   last obs. used      2014-04-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59822  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:54:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .741842 AU 
 T_jup = 3.610 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO247444  

8604 Vanier           Discovered 1929 Aug. 12 by C. J. Krieger at Mt. Hamilton.
Jean Vanier (b. 1928) is a philosopher, theologian, author and teacher. As the founder of two global communities (L´Arche, Faith and Light) for people with intellectual disabilities, he presents a compelling vision of a fully human life, lived in compassionate community.
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Reference: 20100527/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06

Alternate Designations
 1929 PK = 1977 AZ = 1979 SO4 = 1989 TH9 = 1995 KW2 
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