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8604 Vanier (1929 PK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008604
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2191990025407205 4.4362e-08  
a 2.226265709731156 9.4823e-09 au
q 1.738270486767477 9.965e-08 au
i 4.408556772790902 5.1108e-06 deg
node 152.624726033605 6.6099e-05 deg
peri 226.4409043681293 6.7242e-05 deg
M 323.7592219474283 1.57e-05 deg
tp 2457522.640286596998
(2016-May-14.14028660)
5.3349e-05 JED
period 1213.288056650842
3.32
7.7516e-06
2.122e-08
d
yr
n .2967143688809922 1.8957e-09 deg/d
Q 2.714260932694834 1.1561e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1114  
   data-arc span      31405 days (85.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1929-08-12  
   last obs. used      2015-08-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54908  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:25:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .741931 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74521 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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