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8604 Vanier (1929 PK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008604
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2191519918450556 4.4018e-08  
a 2.226166071802642 9.5013e-09 au
q 1.73829734298921 9.8956e-08 au
i 4.408517896552886 5.0694e-06 deg
node 152.6244598486546 6.5865e-05 deg
peri 226.4237704241566 6.7004e-05 deg
M 23.11440318230093 1.5871e-05 deg
tp 2457522.604037167965
(2016-May-14.10403717)
5.3201e-05 JED
period 1213.206605351815
3.32
7.767e-06
2.126e-08
d
yr
n .2967342894540245 1.8997e-09 deg/d
Q 2.714034800616074 1.1584e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1117  
   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      .55014  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:30:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .742365 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.74466 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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