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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 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2192872237195867 4.9407e-08  
a 2.225825248091219 1.0091e-08 AU
q 1.737730208952335 1.0961e-07 AU
i 4.408477059730147 5.8798e-06 deg
node 152.6278807463106 6.6746e-05 deg
peri 226.4933902016843 6.7972e-05 deg
M 205.0011638225969 1.5296e-05 deg
tp 2457522.728969843431
(2016-May-14.22896984)
5.3339e-05 JED
period 1212.928005010682
3.32
8.2481e-06
2.258e-08
d
yr
n .2968024470643082 2.0183e-09 deg/d
Q 2.713920287230103 1.2303e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1045  
   data-arc span      30992 days (84.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1929-08-12  
   last obs. used      2014-06-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56158  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:19:51  

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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