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9259 Janvanparadijs (2189 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009259
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1208348970706698 3.6683e-08  
a 2.616468232211711 1.7332e-08 AU
q 2.300307562683732 9.8547e-08 AU
i 1.148182888223159 4.1129e-06 deg
node 274.825970281238 0.00031532 deg
peri 359.1787559429845 0.00031613 deg
M 341.8170843285633 2.8261e-05 deg
tp 2457078.578713680323
(2015-Feb-25.07871368)
0.00012151 JED
period 1545.865219463749
4.23
1.5361e-05
4.206e-08
d
yr
n .2328792933997711 2.314e-09 deg/d
Q 2.932628901739691 1.9427e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1065  
   data-arc span      14853 days (40.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2014-05-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50309  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:14:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28542 AU 
 T_jup = 3.396 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO253428  

9259 Janvanparadijs           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Jan van Paradijs (1946-1999), professor at the universities of Amsterdam and Alabama, was a pioneer researcher on issues of high-energy astrophysics. His recognition of the first optical counterpart to a \gamma -ray burst led to improved understanding of the physics of these events, their source environment and typical distances.
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Reference: 19991123/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 2189 T-2 = 1993 HJ6 
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