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8604 Vanier (1929 PK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008604
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2192872012968653 4.5166e-08  
a 2.22582524444579 9.5609e-09 AU
q 1.737730256015362 1.0122e-07 AU
i 4.408478230838891 5.2437e-06 deg
node 152.627882552824 6.6368e-05 deg
peri 226.4933919467396 6.7518e-05 deg
M 205.0011637024228 1.5293e-05 deg
tp 2457522.728968965376
(2016-May-14.22896897)
5.3329e-05 JED
period 1212.928002030904
3.32
7.8151e-06
2.14e-08
d
yr
n .2968024477934573 1.9123e-09 deg/d
Q 2.713920232876218 1.1657e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1106  
   data-arc span      31362 days (85.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1929-08-12  
   last obs. used      2015-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55056  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 11:59:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .743011 AU 
 T_jup = 3.610 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO299024  

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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