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9239 van Riebeeck (1997 JP15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009239
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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 .2111986878300598 3.8805e-08  
a 2.323801923401195 1.137e-08 AU
q 1.833018006401893 8.8341e-08 AU
i 1.951544175777164 6.051e-06 deg
node 160.1437091022182 0.00012086 deg
peri 278.1534930262608 0.000122 deg
M 126.7688768206066 1.5507e-05 deg
tp 2456544.875332398687
(2013-Sep-09.37533240)
5.4393e-05 JED
period 1293.88919780829
3.54
9.4962e-06
2.6e-08
d
yr
n .278230934000996 2.042e-09 deg/d
Q 2.814585840400496 1.3771e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1076  
   data-arc span      11839 days (32.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-01-19  
   last obs. used      2014-06-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53678  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:21:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .849375 AU 
 T_jup = 3.545 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO240278  

9239 van Riebeeck           Discovered 1997 May 3 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Jan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck (1619-1677), formerly an assistant surgeon, was sent by the Dutch authorities to southern Africa in 1652 to establish at Table Bay a fort and provisioning station for ships traveling to the East Indies. The station grew to become Cape Town.
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Reference: 20021120/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1997 JP15 = 1982 BM9 = 1991 RR34 = 1993 FN59 
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